The security of United Nations personnel in peace missions and operations
Keywords:conflict;., armed attacks;, collapse;, threats;, blue helmet
The personnel of international organizations and bodies are exposed to a variety of risks
and threats, not only in existing conflict situations in collapsing states where peacekeeping missions and operations are carried out, but also due to a complex security environment dominated by new conceptual mutations and an alert pace of technological development. The trend of casualties among United Nations (UN) employees in recent years remains high, indicating that armed violence is still widespread in mission areas and peace operations. The
process of mitigating risk is complex and based on the need for a permanent assessment of the security situation in an adaptive manner, as well as a permanent correlation of these risks with the level of available capabilities.
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