Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

The Art Of Prevention Of Conflict

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

Only a modest fraction of the Security Council of the United Nations's working time is devoted to actual prevention, while the agenda is dominated by crisis management, conflict resolution, post-conflict operations, peace enforcement and peacekeeping. The European Security Strategy specifies a limited set of key threats, namely terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, to which are added regional conflicts, state failure and organised crime . The long-term structural prevention of conflicts depends on a number of factors, including economic stability, inter-ethnic integration, a society based on law and respect for human rights. With the creation in 1992 of the office of the High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) acquired a mechanism that was designed to operate inside states on issues relating to majority-minority relations, with the specific task of preventing the outbreak of violent conflict.

Keywords: conflict prevention; European Security Strategy; High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM); inter-ethnic integration; majority-minority relation; Security Council of the United Nations

10.1163/ej.9789004179851.i-276.59
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004179851.i-276.59
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Current Issues in Human Rights and International Relations — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation