Peacekeeping forum opens in Beijing

peacekeepingBEIJING – The annual International Forum for Challenges of Peace Operations opened on Tuesday in Beijing as experts met to discuss peacekeeping amid diversified threats.

The three-day forum hosted by the Ministry of National Defence and the China Institute for International Strategic Studies,  attracted over 120 participants from about 30 countries.

An official with the ministry said at the forum that China would send a 700-strong infantry battalion to the UN Mission in South Sudan in the near future, marking the first Chinese battalion to participate in a peacekeeping mission.

According to the ministry, as the largest contributor of peacekeepers among the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, China deployed over 27,000 military personnel around the globe as of September 2014.

Related Story:  ECOWAS observer team urges Liberians to deliver peaceful, credible run-off election

Meanwhile, a total of 2,027 Chinese peacekeepers were currently posted in conflict zones. (Xinhua/NAN)

Sundiata Post Media Ltd.

Address: 3rd Floor Office Suite, Bayelsa State Guest House, Plot 1038, Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
Tel: +234(0)92900705, +234(0)8173460599
Whatsapp: +234(0)8053069436
BBM PIN: 5619150D

Enugu Regional Office: SW 1 New Haven Shopping Mall, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria.
Tel: +234(0)7062582838

London Office: 18 Belgrave Avenue, Wd18 7UE, Watford, United Kingdom.
Tel: +447417554143
Dubai Office: PAU Management Suite, Level 23 - Boulevard Plaza Tower 2, Emaar Boulevard,
P. O. Box 124342, Dubai, UAE.
Tel: +971 4 4096849 | Fax: +971 4 409 6850
About Us

SundiataPost is published by Sundiata Post Media Limited, Sundiata Post is Nigeria’s most authoritative online newspaper and ranks among the top five online news platforms in Nigeria.

Guild of Corporate online publishers
A Glance at Our Advert Rate.

Inside Pages

Size In Pixels - Amount

120×180 - N27,967.50

300×100 - N24,695

Text Link - N11,275

More Details info

About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advert Rate