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By Gerard Lucius, Sebastiaan Rietjens

This booklet comprises designated, firsthand stories of either the army and civilian actors enthusiastic about civil-military interplay tactics. It provides classes realized from numerous events, from either NATO-led operations and UN built-in Missions, and in several geographical components, comparable to the Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa. instead of taking the improvisational process, those classes discovered will let army commanders and employees and their civilian opposite numbers in governments, foreign enterprises and NGOs to return absolutely ready for the demanding situations of ultra-modern multifaceted missions. With a greater realizing of the mandates and techniques of some of the civilian and army actors comes larger recognize for every other's comparative benefits. With recognize comes smoother cooperation. And with that, potency profits and greater total venture effectiveness. each one bankruptcy includes sturdy research and suggestion, particular to the capabilities present in army corporations, from Intelligence to group of workers and from Logistics to Engineering. Cross-cutting subject matters like Gender, Human Rights and Corruption also are integrated during this paintings that brings jointly the very best that practitioners and teachers can offer.

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In other words, the individual agencies come together to undertake joint assessments, joint planning, and even some degree of joint implementation and monitoring and implementation, but they implement separately, each using their own resources and own organizational means. The UN’s Integrated Approach would be a clear example, with the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) perhaps representing an example at the successful end of the scale. Agents Cooperate: Agents with complementary and/or overlapping mandates and objectives may choose to cooperate, including at times joint or collaborative action.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has reaffirmed the Integrated Approach as the guiding principle for all conflict and post-conflict situations where the UN has a Country Team and a multidimensional peacekeeping operation, or a political or peacebuilding office, regardless of whether these missions are structurally integrated or not (UN 2008). The logic of the Integrated Approach is that a more coherent model that manages to produce a comprehensive and coordinated UN system-wide effort will have a more relevant, effective, efficient and sustainable impact on the peace process (de Coning 2008).

For this we refer to Wiharta et al. (2008) and Tatham and Rietjens (2016). Nor does the book deal with civil-military interaction within the framework of emergency management or homeland security. As such civil-military interaction in response to emergencies like chemical or nuclear 4 S. Rietjens and G. g. g. platform of British Petroleum in the Gulf of Mexico, 2010) are not being studied. g. Singer 2005). These organizations have become numerous1 which has led to several unforeseen consequences for the armed forces.

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