B. S. Prakash

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  • B S Prakash was the Head of the UN Division in the Ministry of External Affairs and is currently India’s Consul General in San Francisco.

    Issues and Challenges in Modern Peace Operations

    In the last decade, there have been fundamental changes in the nature, form and variety of peace operations. In fact, the very coining of a new term, ‘Peace Operations’ (PO), as distinct from the earlier ‘Peacekeeping Operations’ (PKOs), illustrates a new degree of diversity and complexity in these operations. India has been, and continues to be, a major player in UN Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKOs). It has participated in 41 of the 59 UN Missions established so far and has contributed more than 70,000 personnel.

    January 2005

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