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Indonesia forges ahead with stronger peacekeeping drive

  • Ko Lyn Cheang

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, June 27 2019   /  01:29 am
Peace mission: Leaders and senior officials from the Indonesian Military, the International Committee for the Red Cross, the United Nations and the Foreign Ministry gather for a photo at a conference in the Hotel Borobudur in Central Jakarta on Wednesday.(JP/Ko Lyn Cheang)(JP/Ko Lyn Cheang)

Peace mission: Leaders and senior officials from the Indonesian Military, the International Committee for the Red Cross, the United Nations and the Foreign Ministry gather for a photo at a conference in the Hotel Borobudur in Central Jakarta on Wednesday.(JP/Ko Lyn Cheang)As the largest peacekeeper-contributing country on the United Nations Security Council and eighth-largest worldwide, Indonesia reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening UN peacekeeping at the international “Preparing Modern Armed Forces for Peacekeeping Operations in the 21st Century” conference in Jakarta on Wednesday.Representatives, including peacekeepers and military personnel, from 29 countries gathered at the Hotel Borobudur this week to discuss new challenges to peacekeeping in the current century. The conference was jointly organized by the Indonesian Military and the International Committee for the Red Cro...