peacekeeping

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An effort to preserve of peace between hostile groups, especially by a sanctioned military force
the preservation of peace between hostile groups, especially by a sanctioned military force
the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations) of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces; "a peacekeeping force
A peacekeeping force is a group of soldiers that is sent to a country where there is war or fighting, in order to try to prevent more violence. Peacekeeping forces are usually made up of troops from several different countries. the possibilities of a UN peacekeeping force monitoring the ceasefire in the country. peacekeeping force/troops etc a group of soldiers who are sent to a place in order to stop two opposing groups from fighting each other
International military monitoring and patrolling by UN peacekeeping forces at the invitation of all conflicting parties to preserve peace, once it is restored, in areas of tension
An operation involving military personnel, but without enforcement powers, undertaken to help maintain or restore international peace and security in areas of conflict (United Nations Charter)
Peacekeeping is the prevention or ending of violence within or between nation-states through the intervention of an outside third party that keeps the warring parties apart Unlike peacemaking, which involves negotiating a resolution to the issues in conflict, the goal of peacekeeping is simply preventing further violence
operations using military forces and/or civilian personnel, at the request of the parties to a dispute, to help supervise a cease-fire agreement and/or separate the parties
has been one of the United Nations major contributions to world peace Most operations involve military duties, such as observing a cease-fire or establishing a buffer zone while negotiators seek a long-term solution Other approaches may use civilian police or incorporate civilian personnel to organize elections or monitor human rights Peacekeeping operations may last for a few months or continue for many years Since the UN deployed its first military observers in 1948, some 118 countries have voluntarily provided more than 750,000 military and civilian police personnel They have served, along with thousands of civilians, in 54 peacekeeping operations As of December 2000, some 35,400 military and civilian police personnel are deployed in 15 operations
{i} maintaining peace; maintaining quiet, maintaining placidity
of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces; "a peacekeeping force"
Ps 2 A technique pioneered by the UN which traditionally involves the deployment of military personnel from contributing member countries to help control and resolve armed conflicts between hostile parties within one nation Peacekeepers intervene as a third party or as mediators to help restore the peace Although first used in the late 1940's as an observer force in the Middle East, it was the use of an organized military in the 1956 Suez Crisis, which gave birth to the modern understanding of peacekeeping The technique continues to evolve as more civilian personnel are being used, and non-military duties such as election supervision are being employed by peacekeepers
peacekeeping force
{i} special force used to maintain or re-establish peace in a region of armed conflict
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a police officer in a Canadian aboriginal community
peacekeeper
a member of a military force charged with peacekeeping duties in a troublespot
UN peacekeeping force
a group of soldiers from several different countries, who are sent by the UN to places where there has been a war, in order to prevent fighting from starting again. They wear light-blue berets (=a soft, flat hat)
United Nations Peacekeeping Forces
{i} forces employed by the UN to maintain or re-establish peace in a region of armed conflict which forces can contribute to reducing the level of conflict
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Volunteer citizen maintaining order and investigating harassment cases
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one who protects the rights of others by peacefully enforcing the laws and rules we live by; e g , the teacher on recess duty, the corner police officer, the umpire in a baseball game, even a comic book hero or shero (Depending on the age and sophistication of your students, you may decide to let them develop their own definitions of Peacemakers as they participate in the classroom activities that follow)
peacekeeper
{i} person who guards the peace; person who maintains quiet
peacekeeper
someone who keeps peace; "she's the peacekeeper in that family"
peacekeeper
someone who preserves the peace
peacekeeper
the pistol of a law officer in the old West
peacekeeper
a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
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If you describe a country or an organization as a peacekeeper, you mean that it often uses its influence or armed forces to try to prevent wars or violent conflicts in the world. They want the United Nations to play a bigger role as the world's peacekeeper
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KOHLER-patented, battery-powered seat-actuated flushing system which initiates flush when the toilet lid is closed Women of the household will rejoice when the men in their lives must close the lid on their Peacekeeper to flush the toilet
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Peacekeepers are soldiers who are members of a peacekeeping force. There's been much fear that the United Nations peacekeepers would be under attack in a situation like that
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the pistol of a law officer in the old West someone who keeps peace; "she's the peacekeeper in that family"
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