EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Manson, General Paul D.
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The blue beret and what it symbolizes. Recent developments in various world conflicts. A warming of East-West relations. The Canadian role in peace-keeping. Some facts and history about the United Nations and several of its operations. Some non-United Nations peace-keeping activities by Canadians. What a peace-keeping force is, and what it does. Some criticism of UN peace-keeping operations. Some specific examples of operations and problems with them. Changes in peace-keeping and the factors that have contributed to them. Frustrations and difficulties for UN troops; eliminating them. Some practical proposals. Canadian forces in the UN; their role, activities, difficulties; paying the price, taking the risks. Advantages for Canada in its participation in the UN. The easing of global tension. Canada's future role in the UN.