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INDIA’S CONTRIBUTION TO UN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS



  Jun 04, 2024

INDIA’S CONTRIBUTION TO UN PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS



1. What are UN peacekeeping missions?
UN peacekeeping missions are efforts by the United Nations to help countries torn by conflict create conditions for lasting peace. These missions involve military, police, and civilian personnel working to maintain peace and security, facilitate humanitarian aid, and support the rule of law.

2. How many military personnel does India contribute to UN peacekeeping missions?
As of December 31, 2023, India has sent 5,901 military personnel to various UN peacekeeping missions, making it the largest contributor of military personnel.

3. Which countries follow India in contributing personnel to UN peacekeeping missions?
After India, Nepal contributes 5,878 personnel, Uganda 5,764, and Bangladesh 5,393. Pakistan ranks seventh with 4,299 personnel.

4. What is the history of India’s involvement in UN peacekeeping?
Since 1950, approximately 286,000 Indian soldiers have served in UN missions worldwide. India has a long and proud history of contributing to peacekeeping efforts, participating in 49 missions with nearly 195,000 troops and many police personnel.

5. How significant is India’s contribution to peacekeeping?
India has provided the largest number of troops to UN missions, and 168 Indian peacekeepers have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving under the UN flag. Indian peacekeepers are highly regarded for their performance under challenging conditions.

6. What roles do Indian peacekeepers play in these missions?
Indian personnel are involved in various roles, including maintaining peace and security, escorting humanitarian relief, upholding human rights, supporting the fight against gender-based violence, and assisting in the restoration of the rule of law.

7. How has India supported UN peacekeeping beyond troop contributions?
India has provided eminent Force Commanders and high-level advisors to UN missions. The country also supports the UN Peacebuilding Fund and advocates for comprehensive and well-resourced peacekeeping operations.



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