Latin American peacekeeping project

Weeks after it announced plans to close its office in Nova Scotia, the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre is set to receive $800,000 to help train peacekeepers from Latin America. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Diane Ablonczy said peacekeepers from Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico and Paraguay will take part in the project. The funding comes from DFAIT's Global Peace and Security fund.

Published: Wednesday, 06/22/2011 12:00 am EDT

Weeks after it announced plans to close its office in Nova Scotia, the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre is set to receive $800,000 to help train peacekeepers from Latin America. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Diane Ablonczy said peacekeepers from Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico and Paraguay will take part in the project. The funding comes from DFAIT's Global Peace and Security fund.

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