Strengths Of Un Peacekeeping

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Peacekeeping has proven to be one of the most effective tools available to the UN to assist host countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace. Peacekeeping has unique strengths, including legitimacy, burden sharing, and an ability to deploy and sustain troops and police from around the globe, integrating them with civilian peacekeepers to advance multidimensional mandates. UN Peacekeepers provide security and the political and peace building support to help countries make the difficult, early transition from conflict to peace.
UN Peacekeeping is guided by three basic principles:
 Consent of the parties;
 Impartiality;
 Non-use of force except in self-defence and defence of the mandate.
Peacekeeping is flexible
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In absence of a well regulated and monitored Police Administration, the need, goal and aspirations of the people and also of the Government cannot be achieved systematically. Whenever there is war, the first casualty apart from the battlefront is the disturbance of normal functioning of the Civil Society. Due to war, Army is involved in fighting battle at the front. The Para Military force and the police have to take up additional duties such as guarding the border and supplementing the army. Due to lack of police manpower, the Civil Administration is burdened with ever increasing requirements to maintain Law & Order in chaos. The Civil Administration and the Judiciary depend upon the role of the police to maintain peace, harmony and tranquility. Auxiliary Police Units like Home guards and Civil defense are pressed into service to supplement the depleted police force. When war or external aggression takes forms of defeat or invasion by enemy country, the local police set up, civil administration and judiciary function under the alien power. In such a situation police and law enforcers serve alien
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