Acronyms that contain the term peace enforcement

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JEEP

Joint Ethics Enforcement Plan

Business » Accounting

   
APEP

Africa Peace Education Program

Regional » African

   
PIIA

Peace Initiative International for Africa

Regional » African

   
YPE

Peace River, Alberta, Canada

Regional » Airport Codes

   
CYPE

Peace River Airport, Canada

Regional » Airport Codes

   
PAE

Peace Arch Entertainment Group, Inc.

Business » AMEX Symbols

   
PERIN

Penalty Enforcement By Registrative Of Infringement Notice

Regional » Australian

   
STEP

Standards Enforcement in Procurement

Medical » British Medicine

   
LAPD

Love And Peace Dude

Internet » Chat

   
ASAP

Adult Singles At Peace

Internet » Chat

   
PBJ

Peace, Blessings, and Joy

Internet » Chat

   
LPH

Love, Peace, Happiness

Internet » Chat

   
TTYLP!

Take To You Later, Peace!

Internet » Chat

   
RIP

Rest In Peace

Community

   
STEP

Sewing Together for Earthly Peace

Community

   
JP

Justice of the Peace

Community

   
JEEP

Justice, Economy, Environment, and Peace

Community

   
STP

Serenity, Tranquility, and Peace

Community

   
PEACE

Peace Education And Action Community Endeavor

Community

   
PEACE

Peace Education And Community Effort

Community

   
PCC

Peace Coffee Club

Community

   
CEDAR

Code Enforcement Disaster Assistance Response

Community

   
NOTE

Neighborhood Oriented Traffic Enforcement

Community

   
WLEM

Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial

Community

   
WNPJ

Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice

Community

   

What does peace enforcement mean?

Peace enforcement
Peace enforcement is a practice of ensuring peace in an area or region. Part of a three-part scale between peacekeeping and peacemaking, it is sometimes considered to be the midpoint. Peace enforcement is different from peacemaking where options, possibly including force, are used to bring conflicting parties to negotiations. While it is an approach to maintaining an existing peace, and can thus only be done by an outside party which is recognized as neutral, this is differentiated from peacekeeping largely in the level of force the outside group is willing to use in response to violations of the established peace. The difference between peace enforcement and peacekeeping: Peacekeeping, a role the U.N. has played over the years, is relatively straightforward and, despite its difficulties, comparatively easy. Peacekeeping involves monitoring and enforcing a cease-fire agreed to by two or more former combatants. It proceeds in an atmosphere where peace exists and where the former combatants minimally prefer peace to continued war. Peace-enforcement, as it is used by the Joint Staff, entails the physical interposition of armed forces to separate ongoing combatants to create a cease-fire that does not exist. Boutros-Ghali, on the other hand, uses the term to refer to actions to keep a cease-fire from being violated or to reinstate a failed cease-fire. It is a subtle difference, but it does imply the existence of some will for peace. The American version more realistically portrays another, far more difficult matter. By definition, in a situation for which peace-enforcement is a potentially appropriate response, war and not peace describes the situation, and one or more of the combatants prefer it that way. This means that, unlike peacekeepers, peace enforcers are often not welcomed by one or either side. Rather, they are active fighters who must impose a cease-fire that is opposed by one or both combatants; in the process, the neutrality that distinguishes peacekeepers will most likely be lost.

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