Yeshi Choedon

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  • Dr. Yeshi Choedon is Professor at the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

    United Nations Peacekeeping in the 21st Century

    This Essay discusses the transformation of UN peacekeeping operations over the decades. The central focus is how it has been transformed into a robust mission in the 21st century, requiring the use of force for the protection of civilians, stabilisation of the states and counterinsurgency operations. It discusses how the UN missions are riddled with serious challenges as these doctrinal transformations have taken place without consensus.

    September-October 2020

    The Unintended Consequences of India’s Policy on Citizenship for Tibetan Refugees

    The four conditions for acquiring Indian citizenship and new regulations to ease the travel abroad of Tibetan refugees could cause the dismantling of Tibetan settlements which are the nerve centres of the preservation and promotion of Tibetan civilization.

    February 23, 2018

    A Setback for the Prospect of UN Security Council Reform!

    A Setback for the Prospect of UN Security Council Reform

    Many UN member states are of the view that text-based negotiation is the best way to take the process forward. But the US, Russia and China have refused to commit themselves to this process.

    August 17, 2015

    Transformation of Tibet Issue from Hope to Despair: What Next?

    Despite nearly a hundred persons having immolated themselves over the last few years, these events have passed by without much notice, let alone reaction.

    February 12, 2013