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Vojenský pozorovatel Organizace spojených národů
United Nations Miliary Observer

Author(s): Jan Drozd
Subject(s): Government/Political systems, Security and defense, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: Univerzita obrany - Centrum bezpečnostních a vojenskostrategických studií
Keywords: United Nations Multidimensional Peacekeeping Operations; Operations Abroad; Peacekeeping Missions; Humanitarian Missions; Assistance Missions; Command and Control; Military Observers

Summary/Abstract: This article deals with the involvement of military members of the Czech Army within peacekeeping operations as military observers. It discusses the core of the command and control of peacekeeping operations under the heading of the United Nations. It is focused on the role of military observers and the peculiarities of their tasks, based on the historical development. The special attention is dedicated to selection criteria and requirements for the selection of military observers. The candidates have to be flexible persons with comprehensive educational background. In the conclusion, the author opens the possibility to continue with the theme of military observers by means of a subsequent article based on personal experiences.

  • Issue Year: 22/2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 143-150
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Czech