Can Peacekeepers Be Peacebuilders?

  title={Can Peacekeepers Be Peacebuilders?},
  author={Jennifer M. Hazen},
  journal={International Peacekeeping},
  pages={323 - 338}
The role of UN peacekeeping missions has expanded beyond the traditional tasks of peacekeeping to include a wide range of political, economic, and humanitarian activities. While such expansion indicates an improved understanding of the complexities and challenges of post-conflict contexts, it also raises questions about whether UN peacekeeping missions are equipped to handle peacebuilding tasks. Evidence from a study of the peacekeeping mission in Sierra Leone suggests they are not. This… 
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