Assessing Complex Peace Operations: Some Considerations of Methodology and Procedure
As international peacekeeping and peacebuilding operations have increased in depth, scope, and number, so have also the budgets allocated to peacekeeping.
Measuring the Success of Peace Operations: Directions in Academic Literature
Some peace operations are seen as ‘successful’ and others as ‘unsuccessful’, often with little discussion of the yardsticks used for measuring such success or failure.
Researching the Effectiveness of Peace Operations
The African Union (AU), European Union (EU), and United Nations (UN) are under increasing pressure to justify the effectiveness of the peace operations they deploy. Justifying this effectiveness requires precise assessments based on systematized and evidence-based data. Per now, however, this data is lacking, a gap the global research community could help address.