peacekeeping

(redirected from Peacekeeping operations)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

peace·keep·ing

 (pēs′kē′pĭng)
adj.
Of or relating to the preservation of peace, especially the supervision by international forces of a truce between hostile nations.

peace′keep′ing n.

peacekeeping

(ˈpiːsˌkiːpɪŋ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. the maintenance of peace, esp the prevention of further fighting between hostile forces in an area
b. (as modifier): a UN peacekeeping force.
ˈpeaceˌkeeper n

peace•keep•ing

(ˈpisˌki pɪŋ)

n.
1. the maintenance of international peace and security, as by the enforcement of a truce.
adj.
2. for or pertaining to peacekeeping.
[1960–65]
peace′keep`er, n.

peacekeeping

Military operations undertaken with the consent of all major parties to a dispute, designed to monitor and facilitate implementation of an agreement (ceasefire, truce, or other such agreement) and support diplomatic efforts to reach a long-term political settlement. See also peace building; peace enforcement; peacemaking; peace operations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peacekeeping - the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
military operation, operation - activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign); "it was a joint operation of the navy and air force"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Adj.1.peacekeeping - of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces; "a peacekeeping force"
Translations

peacekeeping

[ˈpiːskiːpɪŋ] nmaintien m de la paixpeacekeeping force nforce f de maintien de la paix

peacekeeping

[ˈpiːsˌkiːpɪŋ]
1. adj (operation, force) → di pace
2. nmantenimento della pace
References in periodicals archive ?
Egypt presented its comprehensive vision regarding peacekeeping operations during the third annual ministerial dinner organised jointly by Finland, Rwanda, Indonesia, Uruguay and the International Peace Institute (IPI), according to a Foreign Ministry statement Tuesday.
They pledged to "redouble our efforts to ensure that peacekeeping operations succeed in meeting this challenge and underscore commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and conduct.
David Cameron announces plan for troops from the UK to take part in peacekeeping operations as part of UN support for African Union force.
In an interview with the UN Television Thursday (20 Aug), the UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations said "When we have -- very unfortunately, lamentably -- cases of sexual violence, sexual abuse in the missions, it is an indication that probably the leadership hasn't done what it should've done.
The law also describes the procedure for making decisions on the participation of Kazakhstan's national contingent in the peacekeeping operations.
June 4, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) -- The United Nations has honoured Ethiopia for its significant contributions to UN's vast Peacekeeping operations, the Ethiopian ministry of foreign affairs said on Friday.
s peacekeeping operations, said the peacekeepers were the backbone and front of the world body.
The call has been made by Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN Masood Khan, while participating in a discussion sponsored by the Ireland to review the successes of command and control arrangements of UN peacekeeping operations.
Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous held talks in Beirut Tuesday with Lebanese officials regarding peacekeeping operations along the border and Security Council Resolution 1701.
What is not debatable is that Canada's combat escalation in Afghanistan corresponded to a major decline in Canadian commitment to UN peacekeeping operations.
Today, more than 116,000 UN personnel from more than 120 countries serve in 16 peacekeeping operations.
Mohammed Nasser Ahmed met on Saturday at the UN Headquarters in New York City with the UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Herve Ladsous.