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Workshop Report: The role of civil-military-police coordination in supporting durable solutions to displacement

Author(s): 
Brookings - LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Date Published: 
May 8, 2015

On May 8, 2015, the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement convened a workshop at the Australian Mission to the United Nations, which brought together scholars, government, UN, and non-governmental organization experts to look at the role of military and police forces in resolving displacement. This workshop was part of a larger research project supported by the Australian Civil-Military Centre.

China's military to intensify int'l peacekeeping, humanitarian aid: white paper

Published May 26, 2015 by China Central Television
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BEIJING, May 26 (Xinhua) -- China's armed forces will intensify their participation in international peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance as the nation's national strength grows, a white paper on China's military strategy says Tuesday.

China's armed forces will continue to participate in UN peacekeeping missions, strictly observe the mandates of the UN Security Council, and maintain its commitment to the peaceful settlement of conflicts, says the document, which is issued by the State Council Information Office.

UN mission in Afghanistan condemns killing of 17 civilians by Taliban

Published May 14, 2015 by UN News Centre
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14 May 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned yesterday's killing of at least 17 civilians in two separate attacks for which the Taliban has claimed responsibility.

India honoured for significant contribution to UN peacekeeping

Published May 14, 2015 by Business Standard
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India which has contributed nearly 180,000 troops, the largest by any country, in the UN peacekeeping operations has been honoured for making significant contribution towards the global peace and stability at the Capitol Hill here.

Asia-Pacific army officers discuss peacekeeping at New Zealand meeting

Published May 5, 2015 by Xinhua News
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WELLINGTON, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Military experts from around the Asia-Pacific region are in New Zealand this week to discuss ways of improving peacekeeping operations, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) announced Tuesday.

Analysts Weigh Role of Chinese Peacekeepers in S. Sudan

Published April 20, 2015 by Voice of America
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HONG KONG—China dispatched 130 additional troops to South Sudan on April 8 to fulfill a United Nations peacekeeping pledge to help secure the restive nation, which has been wracked by civil war.

UN Mission condemns killing of Afghan civilians in spate of attacks

Published April 10, 2015 by UN News Centre
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10 April 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) today condemned the killing of at least 18 civilians over the last 24 hours in three separate incidents, and extended condolences to the families of the victims.

Pakistan lodges protest with UNMOGIP over Indian firing

Published October 7, 2014 by Business Standard
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Pakistan said Tuesday it has lodged a protest with the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) over "unprovoked firing" on the Line of Control (LoC) by Indian forces.

At U.N., Abe to vow more active role for Japan in Africa peacekeeping

Published September 24, 2014 by The Japan Times
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NEW YORK – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to vow in a speech at the United Nations on Friday that Japan will take a m

Pakistan joins UN peace mission in Congo

Published May 26, 2014 by Daily Times Pakistan
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LAHORE – A batch of 260 Pakistan Army troops left here on Monday to perform peace-keeping duties under the aegis of United Nations Mission in Congo.

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