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n Conflict Trends - Editorial

Volume 2015, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1561-9818

Abstract

Peace operations are continuously evolving and responding to new security challenges and conflict dynamics. Over the last few years, the African Union (AU), United Nations (UN), regional economic communities (RECs) and regional mechanisms (RMs) have deployed and coordinated increasingly effective peace operations in the Central African Republic and Somalia, and against Boko Haram in Nigeria. However, these missions have faced urgent security risks emanating from improvised explosive devices and complex, multidimensional threats such as transnational organised crime. The complexity of these challenges and trends, and the realisation that there cannot be exclusively military-driven solutions to structural-political problems, has increased the need for enhanced civilian and police capacities to support the political, governance, security and peacebuilding processes in peace operations.

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