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humanitarianism In late April 1993, a UN Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Unit (UCAH) was set up in Luanda to serve as the coordinating body for all humanitarian operations. It was to support the efforts of the operational UN agencies, while mobilising increased participation by other organisations. Some 50 UN agencies and NGOs conducted humanitarian operations in Angola. To cite a few

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change
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The management of migration between care and control
Pierluigi Musarò

conditions’. 33 The Italian navy and the compassionate repression A similar integration of humanitarian and security responses within a common ‘emergency frame’ can be explored through the representation strategies and discursive practices enacted by the Italian navy since the launch of the operation Mare Nostrum. 34 The military-humanitarian operation – targeted at both rescuing

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
Adjusting to life after the Cold War
Kerry Longhurst

opposing political stances on the crucial issue of what Germany’s new security role should and could be. The legalistic debate centred around articles 24 (entry to a system of collective security) and 87a (defensive purposes or for any other explicitly outlined role only) of the Basic Law, which in the existing interpretation, as discussed in chapter 2, had codified the Bundeswehr’s role as limited to one of defence within NATO area only or for overtly humanitarian operations.13 The rupture of 1989–90 gave renewed political topicality to the issue of the spatial remit of

in Germany and the use of force
Juvenile actors and humanitarian sentiment in the 1940s
Michael Lawrence

Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), established in 1946, represent the organisation’s global humanitarian operations during and immediately following the war. Maurice Pate, UNICEF’s first Executive Director, made his candidacy conditional on the organisation’s committing to proide relief to children from the former Axis countries (see M. Black, The Children and the Nations: Growing

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
Order and security in post-Cold War Europe
Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

. Defence against invasion – defence of our vital interests: these are NATO’s essential tasks. But Europeans can and must respond to other demands in Europe and beyond: peace keeping, crisis management, humanitarian operations, sanctions enforcement.’65 The foregoing discussion shows that European national responses to the end of the Cold War were conditioned by the highly institutionalised European environment. Not only that, but European governments promoted ‘institutionalisation’, albeit in different forms (adaptation, reform, consolidation, etc.). This, however, does

in Theory and reform in the European Union