Another Peacekeeping is Possible – Introduction and Footnotes

Over the past 60 years, civil society, together with governments, has played an increasingly important role in human development (e.g., poverty alleviation) and human rights.  Building on a foundation laid by Gandhi, Badshah Khan and their contemporaries, civil society has recently entered the field of human security (in its narrower meaning of safety/physical security and physical protection of threatened, vulnerable groups and individuals).  Much of the creative leadership in setting new global norms in these domains has come from civil society, from visionary pragmatists, individuals with the courage of their conviction that ‘another world is possible’.

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