Challenges of Modern-Day Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping holds a special place in the hearts of Canadians.

UN Photo: Christopher Herwig
A Nigerian peacekeeper in Monrovia, Liberia. Peacekeeping has evolved significantly since Lester B. Pearson came up with the idea in 1956.
Louise Fréchette
Published: Wednesday, 04/22/2009 12:00 am EDT

Peacekeeping holds a special place in the hearts of Canadians. For more than 50 years, Canada has been recognized as a world leader in peacekeeping. Indeed, a Canadian, Lester B. Pearson, is widely credited as being its architect.

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