UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference 2017 Held in Canada

 Canada hosted the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference in Vancouver, Canada. This conference is the largest gathering of Defence ministers dedicated to UN Peacekeeping.  The goals of this conference are to measure the progress made since the 2016 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial; to encourage new pledges from the Member States, particularly in areas where the UN faces gaps, such as rapid deployment, helicopters, and francophone units.

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