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Canada's Involvement In International Human Rights Protection Since WWII
In 1954, Canada took part in the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization. Its goal was to assist in maintaining the ceasefire between Israel and its new neighbours. The mission still exists today.
In 1973, Canada created the United Nations Emergency Force, where 1,145 Canadian troops were sent to assist in maintaining the ceasefire between Egypt and Israel.
In 1978, Canada took part in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon program. The goal was to help Israel with its withdrawal from southern Lebanon. 117 Canadian troops were involved.
In 1988, Canada took part in the United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan program. Canada helped supervise the Soviets' withdrawal from Afghanistan.
In 1989, Canada helped to end the conflict between Nicaragua (a country in Central America) and its neighbours. This was achieved through the Esquipulas Agreement. The mission was called the United Nations Observer Group in Central America. 174 Canadians were involved.
In 2005, Canada took part in operation UNISOM. 900 Canadians provided relief in southern U.S.A. for the devastating effects of hurricane Katrina.
In 2010, Canada sent the Disaster Assistance Response Team to Haiti, a country in Central America, to assist with damage control in the country following an earthquake that had devastating effects. The earthquake occurred in Haiti's capital city, Port-au-Prince. More than 2,000 Canadians were sent there to help.
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In 1964, Canada took part in the United Nations Yemen Observation Mission. The goal of the mission was to ensure that there were only peaceful relations between Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, who had just ended a war. 36 Canadians served in the mission.
In 1965, Canada took part in the United Nations India-Pakistan Observer Mission. The missions goal was to assist in maintaining a ceasefire between India and Pakistan. 112 Canadians served in this mission.
In 2013, Canada sent the Disaster Assistance Response Team to the northern area of an island named Panay in the Philippines, where Typhoon Haiyan occured. 315 Canadians were sent there to assist with damage control after the Typhoon including debris cleaning, restoring electricity, water purifying, etc.
All information found in this Prezi was taken from http://members.shaw.ca/kcic1/peacekeepers2.html