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Noun1.demobilisation - act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops; "demobilization of factories"; "immediate demobilization of the reserves"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
disarmament, disarming - act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"
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The rig will be sent ashore for equipment demobilisation after completing operations, by the first half of October.
June 29, 2015 (EL FASHER) - The joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) refuted accusations of impeding the activities of the Sudan Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC).
Khartoum, 15 Juillet (SUNA) - Le Soudan a recu un soutien technique de la Ligue arabe pour la commission de desarmement, de demobilisation et de reinsertion (DDR) contiennent des appareils et ordinateurs modernes afin de contribuer a la mise en oeuvre des programmes de la commission pour promouvoir la securite, la stabilite et la paix dans le pays.
uvre sans delai des mesures prescrites dans la Resolution 2121 du Conseil de Securite qui notamment [beaucoup moins que] exige que tous les elements de la Seleka et tous les autres groupes armes deposent immediatement les armes et les prient instamment a participer dans les programmes de desarmement, demobilisation et reintegration (DDR) ou aux programme de desarmement, demobilisation, reinstallation ou rapatriement et reintegration (DDRRR) [beaucoup plus grand que].
Disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) are widely regarded as a mainstay of twenty-first century peace agreements and related peace support operations.
Where many post-conflict countries have struggled to find viable alternatives to reducing the size of their militaries Sri Lanka has strategically applied the skills base and discipline of its Armed Forces to civilian type activities without the need for demobilisation.
He will be considering the current DDR (disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration) programmes and any shortcomings they may have in terms of restoring peace and security.
Could it have been given as part of his demobilisation in World War Two?
I served in the Army for six-and-a-half years during WWII and later but though I heard this language very often onmy demobilisation I returned home in 1946 and have never used this language since.
Demobilisation was drawn out and the emotional, economic and social problems men faced were often daunting.
The firm part of the contract runs for 180 days and will bring revenue of between USD55m and USD60m, including mobilisation and demobilisation costs.
ON a recent radio programme there was a lot of talk about the war years and eventual demobilisation, which got me thinking.