No Specific Peacekeeping and Mission Commitment by Canada

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CBC News

As a two-day summit on peacekeeping kicks off in Vancouver (on November 14), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is still teasing out Canada's long-awaited announcement, saying only that Canada's plan would satisfy both the UN and "Canadian values."

As CBC reported last week, multiple sources say Canada is ready to offer the United Nations a list of high-end equipment and troops who could train peacekeepers from other countries for dangerous deployments.

But the pledge, expected to be made Wednesday at an international gathering of defence ministers in Vancouver, does not involve a long-awaited commitment to a specific mission, nor will it see large-scale boots on the ground, say the sources.

Read the full article at:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/peacekeeping-summit-trudeau-lacroix-1.4401124

DEEMBER 2017

Vol. 12 - No. 5










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