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Jean-Hervé Bradol and Marc Le Pape

international organisations, which included World Vision, Oxfam, African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), Compassion International, Goal, UNICEF, Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE), Lutheran World Federation, Samaritan’s Purse, ZOA, Medair and World Relief. Relations with the RPF deteriorated still further after the arrest in late July of some thirty Rwandan ICRC

in Humanitarian aid, genocide and mass killings
A framework for analysis
Timothy Edmunds

strategy. Indeed, all the major international organisations and agencies engaged in conflict prevention and peacebuilding activities include a commitment to the principles of liberal democracy in their activities in one form or another. 26 Alex J. Bellamy directly links this trend to a renewed enthusiasm for the Democratic Peace thesis amongst international donors. 27 While

in Security sector reform in transforming societies
P. Terrence Hopmann

Operations Centre also created the position of liaison officer to become a point of contact between the OSCE and other international organisations, both military and civilian, that might be involved alongside the OSCE in regions experiencing conflict. The new Operations Centre includes a ‘situation room’ which can maintain contact at all times (24 hours a day, seven days a week) with all field operations and can relay information from the field to secretariat officials and to the chairman-in-office on very short notice. The mandate for the Operations Centre includes three

in Limiting institutions?
A review of the literature
Claudio M. Radaelli and Fabrizio De Francesco

3 How indicators perform: a review of the literature Introduction One of the characteristic features of better regulation policies is the pivotal role assigned to institutions. Indeed, as mentioned in chapter 2, the whole intellectual agenda of regulatory analysis in law, economics and political science has moved from a focus on economic variables to institutional analysis (Majone, 1999b: 309–10). The institutional turn is reflected in the attention paid by international organisations such as the World Bank to the institutional factors behind development and

in Regulatory quality in Europe
Police co-operation and counter terrorism
David Brown

. Before considering the unfortunate – but all too predictable – slowing of the implementation process, it is worth considering in more depth the actual specific details of the EU’s newly agreed definition of terrorism. Contained in Article One of the Framework Decision, it is defined thus: ‘offences under national law which, given their nature or context, may seriously damage a country or an international organisation where committed with the aim of: • seriously intimidating a population or • unduly compelling a Government or international organisation to perform or

in The European Union, counter terrorism and police co-operation, 1992–2007
Matthias Maass

,’” Political Science Quarterly 90, no. 4, Winter (1975–76): 716.  78 Kupchan and Kupchan, “European Security,” 120–123; Capie and Evans, The Asia-Pacific Security Lexicon, 55.  79 Claude, Power and International Relations, 110.  80 Ernst B. Haas, Collective Security and the Future International System (Denver, CO: University of Denver, 1968), 33.  81 David Armstrong, Lorna Lloyd, and John Redmond, International Organisation in World Politics, 3rd ed. (Houndmills, UK: Palgrave, 2004), 18.  82 Andreas Vierecke, Bernd Mayerhofer, and Franz Kohout, dtv – Atlas Politik

in Small states in world politics
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The vain search for legal unity in the fragmentation of global law
Andreas Fischer-Lescano and Gunther Teubner

different international organisations and regulatory regimes. In this political perspective, collisions between legal norms are merely a mirror of the strategies followed by new collective actors within international relations, who pursue power-driven ‘special interests’ without reference to a common interest and give rise to drastic ‘policy conflicts’. Neither doctrinal formulas of legal unity, nor the

in Critical theory and legal autopoiesis
Christian Kaunert

. They must be intentional acts … which given their nature or context, may serve to damage a country or an international organisation. These acts must be committed with the aim of either seriously intimidating a population or unduly compelling a Government or international organisation to act or fail to act, or seriously destabilising or destroying the

in European internal security
Peace-building in south-eastern Europe
Emil Kirchner and James Sperling

respective ends and to provide momentum to areas that are lagging behind. The pact coordinates the work of over sixty participating international organisations and governments (Busek, 2004 ). The Special Co-ordinator of the pact and his team of around thirty members fulfil an important coordination role. The EU appoints the Special Co-ordinator, after consulting the OSCE. Erhard Busek, who holds this post

in EU security governance
Ana E. Juncos

times serious disagreements within the foreign ministries of the major EU countries, which had a direct impact on the leadership provided to the ECMM by the EU.’ Problems of institutional coherence were not an issue during this period, but became increasingly problematic at the end of the war, not only with other EU actors on the ground, but also with other international organisations. 3

in EU Foreign and Security Policy in Bosnia