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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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Today, our blue helmets and humanitarian workers work on the front lines of conflict and disaster.
MANILA/EIN ZIVAN, Golan Heights: 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.
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.
There was an explosion this morning and the info I have is that there were several dead and wounded among the blue helmets," Fred Fath, the mission spokesman, told The Associated Press.
We demand action by the White House, by the State Department, by UNAMI to deploy Blue Helmets to Camp Liberty immediately, to our friends in Europe and to legislators in Congress to threaten real consequences in our bilateral relations unless the Maliki government takes immediate action to protect those who remain at Camp Liberty,"
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.
At least five people seen sitting in the vehicles were wearing United Nations light blue helmets and bullet-proof vests.
The international contingent, they insist, should be consisted of UN blue helmets and troops from Arab countries, "to oversee the implementation of a ceasefire.
In a July 19 Huffington Post article, German Ambassador Peter Wittig had a different question: Would the work of green helmets be "very different from the tasks the blue helmets already perform today?
Pearson's proposal--the creation of peace keeping forces wearing the blue helmets of the United Nations--revolutionized international relations, revitalized the U.
The UN maintains the world's largest peacekeeping force in the DR Congo with about 19,000 blue helmets deployed in the country.
The peacekeepers have patrolled since 2004 and are training an under-equipped national police force to retake control, but some consider the blue helmets to be an unwanted occupation force.
Finally he looks at what the world can do: lawyers, guns, and money; persuasion; blue helmets and bleu cheese; and the road to Damascus.
The event will run from 11am to 5pm and attractions will include displays by the Royal Signals White Helmets motorbike display team, Royal Signals Blue Helmets free fall parachute display team, displays of military equipment and combat support manoeuvres, a funfair, rally cars, battle reenactments and a Gurkha cultural dance display.