peacekeeping operation


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Synonyms for peacekeeping operation

the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)

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China has grown into the largest source of peacekeeping personnel among the permanent members of the UN Security Council and the second largest contributor to the UN peacekeeping budget since joining UN peacekeeping operations in 1990.
In his address at the 72nd Session of the 4th Committee of the UN General Assembly on Comprehensive Review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects, Mavros said Cyprus strongly believes in the vital role of UN peacekeeping missions around the world.
The UN calls the UNMIK mission a peacekeeping operation, defining it as "a technique designed to preserve the peace, however fragile, where fighting has been halted, and to assist in implementing agreements achieved by the peacemakers.
In fact, China became the biggest contributor of troops to UN peacekeeping operations among the permanent members of the Security Council.
In this context the aim of this paper is to uncover emerging challenges of peacekeeping operations, determine the changes in command actions and its effects on the professional preparation of commanders by analyzing experiences of military officers, who took charge in various peacekeeping operations throughout the world.
TOKYO, Dec 31 (KUNA) -- The first batch of Japan's Self-Defense Forces personnel (SDF) in the UN peacekeeping operations in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in Syria returned home on Monday, wrapping up a mission that lasted nearly 17 years.
Morocco is the only Arab and African state that have taken part in peacekeeping operations as well as missions with the NATO and inside Europe, added Loulochki, noting that Morocco is ranked 14th among the 115 states that contributed to the UN troops.
Peacekeeping operations provide security and support to millions of people and to fragile institutions emerging from conflicts.
peacekeeping operation in Haiti, through the CIPA account.
peacekeeping operation working to stabilize Darfur (see article, p.
Each mission varies depending on the UN mandate and every peacekeeping operation has a specific set of mandated tasks, but all share certain common aims to alleviate human suffering, and create the conditions and institutions for self-sustaining peace.
And of course that is very important for the whole peacekeeping operation.
Today a number of military forces are struggling to renew their equipment; yet (at time of writing) another major peacekeeping operation is about to be set up in an attempt to extinguish the horrific humanitarian fire that is blazing across Darfour.
military personnel returned as part of an international peacekeeping operation.
Rising peacekeeping operation costs illustrate both the quantitative and qualitative changes that peacekeeping underwent after 1990.