It must go through the entire gamut of peace building/making, peace keeping and if need be peace enforcement
to eventually 'create lasting peace' between India and Pakistan.
"Among them are conflict prevention, mediation, peace enforcement
, and so on.
He briefed the community leaders about the peace implementation process and assured them that he directed his governments to dedicate all the resource of the country for peace enforcement
'All efforts must be made to make national governments fully acknowledge and live up to their responsibility and ensure that the line between peacekeeping and peace enforcement
is not blurred.'
Among the topics are empowering children and enlightening parents: an assessment of the child protection education in rural Togo, a political economy of gender inequality in Esan society, Pentecostal rhetoric and Orisa worship in Nigeria's Ile-Ife, mobile telephony and the Internet revolutions in sub-Saharan Africa, and whether the United Nations' force intervention brigade is an effective peace enforcement
model: evidence the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Peacekeeping fundamentals must be preserved even when adapting to changing realities, she said, adding that blurring the line between peacekeeping and peace enforcement
would impact on the impartiality of the Blue Helmets.
The fundamentals of peacekeeping must be preserved even as we adapt to changing realities, Ambassador Lodhi stressed and warned that blurring the line between peacekeeping and peace enforcement
holds high risk as it would impact the neutrality of Blue Helmets, making them even more vulnerable to targeted attacks.
It was set up as a regional mechanism to provide capability for rapid deployment of forces to carry out preventive deployment, rapid intervention, peace support/stability operations and peace enforcement
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"The Security Council is the authoritative body for peace enforcement
and security issues around the world, so having a woman leading would be a very strong statement."
Today it is in danger of becoming a forum for presidents to pursue narrow interests, combined with an infrastructure for peace enforcement
"It is also important that we identify and ensure that safety and security of our troops who are taking part in peace keeping operations is taken care because the peace keeping operations are moving from peace keeping to peace enforcement
. And because of the shift which is taking place, definitely the dangers to our troops are increasing," he said.