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Ansvarsutkrävande i privatisering av fred - Privata militär- och säkerhetsföretag i FN:s fredsoperationer

Theanoar, Maria LU (2016) STVK02 20161
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
Private military and security companies are part of an expanding global industry for security and is now performing services within UN peacekeeping missions. This thesis aims to study the use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping in the light of accountability. It does so by asking how accountable is UN in their use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping operations. It builds on theory lenses derived from the global governance literature and furthermore uses Scholtes four folded framework for accountability; transparency, evaluation, consultation and correction to analyze and evaluate how accountability UN is in the increasing involvement of the private industry in UN Peacekeeping operations.... (More)
Private military and security companies are part of an expanding global industry for security and is now performing services within UN peacekeeping missions. This thesis aims to study the use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping in the light of accountability. It does so by asking how accountable is UN in their use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping operations. It builds on theory lenses derived from the global governance literature and furthermore uses Scholtes four folded framework for accountability; transparency, evaluation, consultation and correction to analyze and evaluate how accountability UN is in the increasing involvement of the private industry in UN Peacekeeping operations. The conclusion of the analysis is that, based on Scholtes four-folded framework there is a lack of accountability in place with regards to use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping. (Less)
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author
Theanoar, Maria LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK02 20161
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Privata militär- och säkerhetsföretag, FN, fredsbevarande insatser, ansvarsutkrävande, global styrning.
language
Swedish
id
8873428
date added to LUP
2016-11-02 17:17:51
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2016-11-02 17:17:51
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  abstract     = {Private military and security companies are part of an expanding global industry for security and is now performing services within UN peacekeeping missions. This thesis aims to study the use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping in the light of accountability. It does so by asking how accountable is UN in their use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping operations. It builds on theory lenses derived from the global governance literature and furthermore uses Scholtes four folded framework for accountability; transparency, evaluation, consultation and correction to analyze and evaluate how accountability UN is in the increasing involvement of the private industry in UN Peacekeeping operations. The conclusion of the analysis is that, based on Scholtes four-folded framework there is a lack of accountability in place with regards to use of private military and security companies in UN peacekeeping.},
  author       = {Theanoar, Maria},
  keyword      = {Privata militär- och säkerhetsföretag,FN,fredsbevarande insatser,ansvarsutkrävande,global styrning.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Ansvarsutkrävande i privatisering av fred - Privata militär- och säkerhetsföretag i FN:s fredsoperationer},
  year         = {2016},
}