The (In)Justices of Peacekeeping: EUFOR Tchad/RCA

28 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2018

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Ben Tonra

University College Dublin (UCD)

Date Written: February 27, 2018


The goal of this paper is to assess conceptions of justice in the European Union's (EU) military mission (EUFOR Tchad/RCA). In January 2008 the EU launched this 'bridging' military operation in Chad in accordance with the mandate set out in UNSCR 1778 (2007) and alongside the installation of the United Nation's own MINURCAT mission. EUFOR Tchad/RCA's 12 month mission came within the framework of the Union's Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). The paper will assess the mission's intent and execution in the light of distinct models of global justice and will offer conclusions as to its relative success, most especially in the eyes of local stakeholders.

Keywords: Central African Republic, Chad, CSDP, EUFOR, humanitarian intervention, peacekeeping

Suggested Citation

Tonra, Ben, The (In)Justices of Peacekeeping: EUFOR Tchad/RCA (February 27, 2018). GLOBUS Research Paper 3/2018, Available at SSRN: or

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University College Dublin (UCD) ( email )

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