Phnom Penh, 19 January 2022 (TDI): Cambodia will dispatch 403 Peacekeepers for UN missions in February next month.
The mission of UN peacekeepers will be landed in the Republic of Lebanon and the Central African Republic.
UN peacekeepers will consist of 52 females additionally for the mission in parts of the world. Therefore the government of Cambodia announced the development through Twitter.
— Office of Cambodia PM 🇰🇭 (@PeacePalaceKH) January 18, 2022
Historically, Cambodia always received Peacekeepers on their lands to operate peacekeeping missions on a war-torn kingdom. The same country is up now to help extend global peace through dispatching peacekeepers to global peace missions.
Since 2006, Cambodia has sent over 7,500 peacekeepers to carry out UN peacekeeping missions. These served in Sudan, South Sudan, Lebanon, Cyprus, Syria, Chad, Mali, and the Central African Republic to ensure global peace.
The country also has 800 troops in five countries including Sudan, South Sudan, Mali, Central African Republic. There are 80 female peacekeepers are also in the field in these countries, working for the UN.
Moreover, Cambodian Peacekeepers are working in Lebanon, as gendarmeries and observers, and staff in the fields of demining. They have been also working in the field of construction and airport engineering.
Blue Helmets in Mali
Earlier last year in September, the country has sent 300 Blue Helmets to join the nation’s peacekeeping mission in the Republic of Mali.
The group sent to Mali included experts in mine disposal and airport maintenance. In addition, they had helped the UN in promoting International peace across the world.
Peacekeeping is a role held by the Department of Peace Operations of the United Nations. The work is a unique and dynamic instrument developed by the organization as a way to help countries torn by conflict to create the conditions for lasting peace.
UN sends missions to war-torn countries especially to balance the imbalance or instability. All UN member states participate in this campaign.