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Broadening the Base of United Nations Troop- and Police-Contributing Countries

By Alex J. Bellamy and Paul D. Williams

This is the 1st report in theĀ Providing for Peacekeeping series

This paper analyzes the practical steps needed to broaden the base of UN troop- and police-contributing countries. It identifies current trends, summarizes the main reasons why states contribute to UN missions, examines factors that might inhibit contributions, identifies potential future major contributors, and addresses some of the major challenges facing the UN as it seeks to find more high-quality peacekeepers.

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