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UN peace operations and the role of Japan

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Published by Canadian Peacekeeping Press in Clementsport, N.S .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • United Nations -- Armed Forces.,
    • United Nations -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- Armed Forces -- Foreign countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Alex Morrison and James Kiras.
      ContributionsMorrison, Alex, 1941-, Kiras, James., Lester B. Pearson Canadian International Peacekeeping Training Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJZ6377.J3 U5 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 115 p. ;
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL736998M
      ISBN 101896551033
      LC Control Number97127871

        Improving the accountability of United Nations peacekeepers will be a key challenge for new Secretary-General António Guterres. The UN currently deploys more than , peacekeepers from different countries to 16 peace operations around the world. These missions play a vital role in the UN’s responsibility toward international peace and security. India is one of the most important supporters of UN-led peacekeeping operations (UNPKOs). Over , Indian military and police personnel have rotated through service in 40 of the UN’s 65 peacekeeping missions and in April , 8, Indian peacekeepers were serving in 9 separate UNPKOs across the globe. From the first days of UN peacekeeping, India has been an eager and . Egypt is a longstanding and committed contributor to UN peacekeeping operations. Egypt’s first contribution to UN peacekeeping was in in the Congo. Since then, Egypt has contributed to 37 UN missions with o peacekeepers, deployed in 24 countries in . Part 1: Recent Trends. Ethiopia has a long history of participation in United Nations (UN) peace operations dating back to the s. The country’s first major participation in a UN-authorized operation was as part of the UN Command Multinational Force in the Korean War ().

        Peacekeeping operations, and their effectiveness, have long been subject to public scrutiny. Late last year, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced a High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations tasked with providing a comprehensive review of the state of UN peace operations today, and the emerging needs of the future.. During the announcement of the .


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UN Peacekeeping: Japanese and American Perspectives is the product of a research project co-sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington and the Research Institute for Peace and Security in : Paperback.

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To date, Japan is already playing a big (if sometimes quiet) role as a “peace enabler.” After all, Japan remains the world’s second-largest financial contributor to the UN as of : United Nations Peace-keeping Operations: A Guide to Japanese Policies (): Heinrich, L.

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United Nations. United Nations (UN), international organization established immediately after World War II. It replaced the League of Nations. Inwhen the UN was founded, there were 51 members; nations are now members of the organization (see table entitled United Nations Members).

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