A Path Forged Over Time

1, June, 2016

Brazil and the UN Missions (1947-2015)

By Eduarda Hamann


This Strategic Note identifies key thematic features of Brazil’s long history of United Nations operations, from the first one, in 1947, through present-day operations around the world. An examination of the country’s experience in peacekeeping yields some important lessons – both for Brazil and for the future of peacekeeping and UN operations as a whole. Given today’s geopolitical climate, identifying appropriate norms and standards in peacekeeping efforts is more important than ever in order to ensure sound decision-making on the ground.

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*This Strategic Note has been revised since the publication of the original Portuguese version.