peacekeeping operation

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Noun1.peacekeeping operation - 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"
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Pakistani envoy also paid tribute peacekeepers from Africa who have lost their lives in peacekeeping operation in recent weeks.
Thirty-two officers and individuals from the Command of the Amiri Land Forces, the Military Police Command and the Joint Special Forces Command took part in the four-week training of peacekeeping operation. They received lessons in a wide range of topics such as the United Nations and peacekeeping operations, internal security and light weapons, how to deal with explosives, patrols, military security, military movements, infantry movements, building protection and checkpoints.
"A peacekeeping operation is not an army, or a counter-terrorist force, or a humanitarian agency.
The UN calls the UNMIK mission a peacekeeping operation, defining it as "a technique designed to preserve the peace, however fragile, where fighting has been halted, and to assist in implementing agreements achieved by the peacemakers." (44) The Capstone Document also underlines that over the years, peacekeeping has evolved from a primarily military model (observing cease-fires and the separation of forces after interstate wars) into a complex model of many elements--military, police, and civilian--working together to lay the foundations for sustainable peace, (45) highlighting the evolution of peacekeeping into a multidimensional effort.
Specifically, this relates to an announcement from Beijing in mid-2014 that it will be deploying a battalion of combat soldiers to assist the UN peacekeeping operation in South Sudan (Allison 2015; Richardson 2013).
The decision on the participation of civilian personnel in the peacekeeping operation is made by the Government of Kazakhstan.
"Today's celebration also marks the 65th anniversary of the first peacekeeping operation authorized by the United Nations Security Council in 1948 - the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO)," statement indicated.
peacekeeping operation, I think this should be discussed as soon as possible," Ban said.
Loulichki also recalled FAR's first participation in 1966 in a UN peacekeeping operation to maintain the territorial integrity of the newly-independent Congolese state with the deployment of 3,200 Moroccan soldiers.
Just a few days later, 32 people, including a large number of staff of the UN peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, died in a plane crash there.
peacekeeping operation assessed accounts in the Contributions to International Peacekeeping Activities (CIPA) account, Department of State.
What happened was that the United States, Russia and France last month issued a statement saying all three supported "a peacekeeping operation" to guarantee any peace settlement between Armenia and Azerbaijan.