Acronyms that contain the term peace enforcement
What does peace enforcement mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: peace enforcement.
We've found a total of 878 shorthands for peace enforcement:
Law Enforcement Support Agency
Health Smile Peace
Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy
United Nation Department Of Peace Keeping Operations
United Nations Department For Peace Keeping Operations
Seeds Of Peace, Inc.
Community Alliance for Safety and Peace
Code Enforcement Association of Texas
Guidance Centre For Peace
Serenity Tranquillity and Peace
American Peace Network
International Customs Enforcement
Americans for Peace Now
Zoning Enforcement Officer
Federation Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement Against Prohibitiion
The Universal Peace Commitee
The Peace Education Commission
Decriminalised Parking Enforcement
Ethnic Peace Resources Project
Peace Time Operating Level
International Peace and Cooperation Center
TRANSCEND Peace University
Universal Peace and Love In a Festival of Transformation
Law Enforcement Executive Program
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.