peace operations


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peace operations

A broad term that encompasses peacekeeping operations and peace enforcement operations conducted in support of diplomatic efforts to establish and maintain peace. Also called PO. See also peace building; peace enforcement; peacekeeping; and peacemaking.
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President Barack Obama's decision to host this year's summit on UN peace operations, and the accompanying Presidential memo - the first of its kind in over 20 years - directing especially the Departments of State and Defence to increase US support to the UN in multiple ways, demonstrate Washington's newfound recognition of the institution's strategic value.
Ban said he sees a need to change the way UN peace operations are planned in order to become faster and more agile in limiting the spread of violence and seizing opportunities to resolve conflict.
It is essential that we are accountable and responsive to the needs of the people we serve, the secretary-general said in a statement on the release of his report, The Future of UN Peace Operations.
the recommendations of the High-Level Independent Panel set up in October 2014 and chaired by President Jose Ramos-Horta to examine how the full range of UN peace operations can be harnessed to address the spread and intensity of conflict today.
PEACE OPERATIONS HAVE EVOLVED OVER THE PAST TWO DECADES IN A WAY that has fundamentally changed their structure.
It is a time where we pause to remember those men and women who have died or suffered in wars, conflicts and peace operations around the world.
Serbia's Minister of Defence Nebojsa Rodic will attend a formal delivery of the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) for simulation of shots, that has been purchased with the funds of the US Global Peace Operations Initiative, on 13 September at 10.
THE EVOLUTION OF PEACE OPERATIONS AND THE APPLICABILITY OF THE
When the UN released the Report of the Panel on UN Peace Operations in 2000, it exposed additional shortfalls in the execution of UN PKOs.
Diplomats said that the chief of UN Peace Operations Section Hervey Ladson informed the UN Security Council that a hundred monitors shall head for Syria within a month including 30 deployable before the end of this week.
Major General Serra also has extensive experience in multinational peace operations.
Based on the hard-earned experience of our Forces in Afghanistan, a Liberal government will develop a new leadership role for Canada in today's peace operations.
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