Overview for Role of Armed Forces in Maintenance of Peace
The last century has witnesses many changes in the international law with regard to the use of armed forces. The lust for power creates social disorder and becomes the cause of conflict in every society, irrespective of time, age and place. The two world wars brought mass destruction and misery to the mankind in the world. The sad experience of First World War led to creation of League of Nations in 1919, but it failed in its objective and resulted into another war (Second World War). The lessons learnt from the Second World War compelled the international community to create United Nations Organisation for global peace and security. The miseries of wars had developed a feeling of insecurity in mankind. A Feeling of hatred for wars had cropped up in the hearts of everyone. This is the first edition of the book and author has made his best efforts to make it useful of the persons concerned will be appreciated.
Rajiv Vikram Singh Gautam (Author)
Dr. Rajiv Vikram Singh Gautam (b.1954) graduated from University of Lucknow in 1973, passed M.A. LL.B. and LL.M. from same university. In the year 2004, honoured with the degree of Doctor of Laws by university of Lucknow on topic "Role of Armed Forces in Maintenance of peace with Special Reference fo United nations Charter". The author has about two and half decade experience in Legal and Judicial field. He joined Officer's Training Academy at Chennai (Tamil Nadu) in 1979 and on successful completion of Training was commissioned in Judge Advocate Generalâ€™s department of Army. Promoted upto the rank of Major, conducted Courts Martial Trials as various Formation Commanders on disciplinary and legal matters of army. Joined U.P. Judicial Service in 1990. Besides working as Chief Judicial Magistrate, posted at District Judiciary in various capacities. As Civil judge (Senior Division) Worked on deputation as Deputy Director (Research) at Institute of Judicial Training and Research, U.P. and at State Law Commission, U.P. The author has participated in wide spectrum of National Seminars/Workshops, Training Programmes/Refresher Courses on different subjects relating to judicial/ Legal field. His articles/research papers have been published in various journals electronic media from time to time.