Several un Member States that have contributed military members to un peacekeeping operations have failed to hold them accountable for alleged criminal misconduct. The Secretary-General has proposed to secure criminal accountability through naming and shaming troop contributing Countries. Though already a compromise, uncertainty remains as to whether the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, composed of all the troop contributing Countries, will approve of this policy.
Henning Pieterse‘The Status Agreement between South Africa and the United Nations’South African Yearbook of International Lawvol. 15 1989 p. 140 reprinted in: Namibia: constitutional and international law issues ed. by Dawid Hercules Van Wyk Marinus Wiechers and Romaine Hill (Pretoria: VerLoren van Themaat Centre for Public Law Studies University of South Africa 1991) p. 140.
Dayendra Sena Wijewardane‘Criminal Jurisdiction over Visiting Forces with Special Reference to International Forces’British Yearbook of International Lawvol. 41 1965 p. 187; Ola Engdahl Protection of Personnel in Peace Operations: the Role of the "Safety Convention" against the Background of General International Law (Leiden: Nijhoff 2007) pp. 182–83.
BowettUnited Nations Forces p. 439. At the time of first publication a Force Commander headed peacekeeping operations. The position of the Special Representative to the Secretary-General was introduced in untag.