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Synonyms for peacekeeping

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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Launched under the slogan "Thank you to your blue helmets for your service and sacrifice", the campaign aims to raise public awareness and recognition among the countries contributing military personnel and police forces, as well as to peacekeepers and peacekeepers.
She called for concrete steps to be taken to ensure the safety of UN peacekeepers and added, 'In theatres like Mali and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Blue Helmets frequently come under direct attack, a phenomenon unheard of just a few years ago.
She called for concrete steps to be taken to ensure the safety of UN peacekeepers and added, "In theaters like Mali and the DRC, Blue Helmets frequently come under direct attack, a phenomenon unheard of just a few years ago".
However, a reliable source from the UNAMID who spoke to Sudan Tribune on the condition of anonymity on Tuesday, said the use of the armoured vehicles was dictated by the security conditions in the state, pointing that several blue helmets and vehicles have been attacked by gunmen during the past period.
Today, our blue helmets and humanitarian workers work on the front lines of conflict and disaster.
blue helmets from a peacekeeping force that has patrolled the zone since 1974.
Summary: Heavy fighting erupted Monday between the Syrian army and Islamist rebels on the Golan Heights, where 44 peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants and scores of their fellow blue helmets from the Philippines escaped after resisting capture.
Ein Zivan (Golan Heights/Manila): Heavy fighting erupted on Monday between the Syrian army and rebels on the Golan Heights, where 44 peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants and scores of their fellow blue helmets from the Philippines escaped after resisting capture.
On April 25, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution unanimously to approve a 12,600-strong MINUSMA to take over from the African-led mission in Mali on July 1 and authorized the blue helmets "to use all necessary means" to carry out security-related stabilization tasks, protect civilians, UN staff and cultural artifacts, and facilitate humanitarian aid.
Behind the shields, he saw blue helmets, round and dense and shiny like bowling balls, their visors lowered, steel rivets glinting in the sunshine.
It has since deployed Filipino blue helmets in conflict zones in Cambodia, Timor Leste, Burundi, Liberia, Afghanistan, Cote d'Ivoire, Darfur, Georgia, Haiti, and Sudan.
Let us all commit to following the selfless example of our fallen heroes, as we work together to help our blue helmets be a force for peace, a force for change, and a force for the future,"Ban Ki-Moon said.
More than 7,000 Blue Helmets are already on the ground, but still largely unable to stop the fighting between the warring sides.
15 December 2013(UN NEWS) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council have strongly condemned an attack in the north-eastern Malian town of Kidal that killed two blue helmets and left several others, including members of the national armed forces, injured.
The congress members handed to Moroccan ambassador in Washington, Rachad Bouhlal, a trophy in recognition of Morocco's multiple participations in the blue helmets missions worldwide, a release of the Moroccan embassy said.