By Olara A. Otunnu, Michael W. Doyle, Nelson Mandela, Kofi A. Annan, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Jan Eliasson, Gareth Evans, Thomas M. Franck, François Heisbourg, Ismat Kittani, Ali A. Mazrui, Edward Mortimer, Sadako Ogata, Adam Roberts, John Roper, Salim Ahmed S
The UN's list in peace operations is lengthy, a number of, exceptional by means of either accomplishments and screw ups, and most significantly, leading edge. Unfulfilled expectancies and escalating violence in Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia pressured retrenchment upon UN peace operations_but whilst, a brand new chance to reinforce capacities, evaluate concepts, redefine roles, and reaffirm obligations has spread out. right here, a dynamic team of major diplomats, teachers, and reporters combines forces with UN policymakers and leaders together with present Secretary-General Kofi Annan and previous Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali to discover how the overseas group can enhance its perform in negotiating and imposing peace. they give the impression of being at what works and what does not in UN peacemaking and peacekeeping, after which map out substitute futures for UN motion within the twenty first century.