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Author Aldunate Herman, Eduardo, 1952-
Title Backpacks full of hope : the UN mission in Haiti / Eduardo Aldunate Herman ; translated by Alma Flores.
Imprint Waterloo, Ont. : Centre for International Governance Innovaton, [2010]
Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010.

Author Aldunate Herman, Eduardo, 1952-
Series Studies in international governance
Studies in international governance.
Subject Aldunate Herman, Eduardo, 1952-
United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti.
Generals -- Chile -- Biography.
Peacekeeping forces -- Haiti.
Peacekeeping forces, Chilean -- Haiti.
Haiti -- History -- 1986-
Alt Name Flores, Alma.
Centre for International Governance Innovation.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 230 pages : illustrations, portraits).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A self-fulfilling prophecy -- First contact with Haiti : exploring the paratroopers' landing area -- At the preparation area -- Green light at the gate -- First steps on the ground -- Same old story : international interventions in Haiti -- MINUSTAH -- Chilean blue helmets in Haiti -- Violence in Haiti -- The Haitian National Police and the judicial system -- The military force in action -- Parliamentary and presidential elections -- A wrongful accusation -- A terrible blow : the death of General Bacellar -- The first few months of Préval's government -- Putting my backpack away.
Summary Backpacks Full of Hope: The UN Mission in Haiti describes the experience of a Chilean general as Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) during the particularly turbulent year September 2005 to September 2006. It details the realities of commanding more than 7,000 men from eleven countries while working to fulfill the mandate of the United Nations in Haiti-to ensure a secure and stable environment, to support the transitional government in a democratic political process, and to promote and protect the human rights of the Haitian people. Despite.
ISBN 9781554581603 (electronic bk.)
1554581605 (electronic bk.)
9781554581559 (pbk.)
OCLC # 671571212
Additional Format Print version: 9781554581559

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