Post by iswscwebmaster on Sept 17, 2017 23:56:58 GMT
Peacekeeping is the maintenance of peace by an armed force. This is usually done in the context of a United Nations peacekeeping mission. It is an honourable task and in 2012, Japan commemorated peacekeeping by issuing the stamps below.
UN peacekeeping began in 1948 and since then there have been 69 UN Peacekeeping Operations