An exposition at the World Humanitarian Summit outlines Morocco’s strong “contribution in humanitarian action and peacekeeping operations”:
The exhibition displays the contribution made by the Moroccan royal armed forces over half a century in peacekeeping operations and the protection of civilians.
With more than 2,300 peacekeepers, the North African Kingdom is currently the 15th troop contributor to UN peace operations. Peacekeeping has proven to be one of the most effective tools available to the UN to assist host countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace.
UN Peacekeepers provide security and peace-building support to help countries in the generally difficult transition from conflict to peace. According to UN figures, there are currently 16 UN peacekeeping operations deployed on four continents…[FULL STORY]