Germany and UN Peacekeeping : Winds of change or business as usual?
|Year of publication||2019|
|Type||Article in Periodical|
|Magazine / Source||Obrana a strategie|
|MU Faculty or unit|
|Web||článek - open access|
|Keywords||Germany; UN peacekeeping; Mali; MINUSMA|
|Description||The article aims to explore the main trends in German participation in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations. Special attention is devoted to the period since 2014 when top German political representatives announced an increased willingness to step up German engagement in international affairs. Soon after, Germany shifted from a rather hesitant UN peacekeeper to the most significant European troop provider to UN peacekeeping operation in Mali (MINUSMA). The increased involvement of Germany in MINUSMA asa new trendis discussed.|