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Author: Carla Ferstman

Title: Criminalizing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Peacekeepers

Subtitle: -

Place: Washington, D.C.

Publisher: United States Institute of Peace

Year: September 2013

Pages: 16pp.

Series: United States Institute of Peace Special Report 335

ISBN-13: 9781601271884 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 21st Century | Offenders: UN Personnel



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Author: Carla Ferstman, Faculty of Law, University of

Abstract: »This report informs the international community on the challenges to investigating and prosecuting peacekeepers who sexually exploit and abuse the civilians they are meant to protect.« (Source: Report)


  Summary (p. 1)
  Exploitation and Abuse (p. 2)
  Criminal Accountability (p. 3)
  Obligations of Troop-Contributing Countries (p. 4)
  Host State Role (p. 6)
    Extend Jurisdiction to Investigate and Prosecute (p. 6)
      Host State (p. 7)
      Other States (p. 8)
      International Criminal Court (p. 8)
      New Special Court (p. 9)
    Address Disparities in Domestic Criminal Law (p. 9)
    Draft a New Convention? (p. 10)
  Recommendations (p. 11)
  Notes (p. 14)
  Of Related Interest (p. 16)

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