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Pearson Peacekeeping Centre [1 record]

Record 1 2012-04-25


Subject field(s)
  • Federal Government Bodies and Committees (Canadian)
  • Educational Institutions
  • Peace-Keeping Operations

The Pearson Peacekeeping Centre was established in 1994 at the request of the Government of Canada and was named in honour of Lester B. Pearson, former Prime Minister of Canada and recipient of the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in establishing the United Nations Emergency Force – the first modern international peace operation. As global demands for conflict prevention and resolution increase, so does the demand for our programming and expertise. To date, the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre has trained over 18 000 from over 150 countries. Participants of our programs, courses and training have gone on to effectively contribute to peace operations around the world.

Key term(s)
  • Pearson Peacekeeping Center
  • Lester B. Pearson Canadian International Peacekeeping Training Center


  • Organismes et comités fédéraux (Gouvernement canadien)
  • Établissements d'enseignement
  • Opérations de maintien de la paix

Fondé en 1994 à la demande du gouvernement du Canada, le Centre Pearson pour le maintien de la paix doit son nom à Lester B. Pearson, ancien premier ministre du Canada et lauréat du Prix Nobel de la paix en 1957 pour avoir contribué à créer la Force d’urgence des Nations Unies, première opération de paix internationale moderne. Les besoins en matière de prévention et de résolution de conflits ne cessant de s’accroître sur la scène internationale, nos programmes et notre expertise sont plus pertinents et utiles que jamais. Ceux et celles qui participent à nos programmes, nos cours ou nos activités de formation sont en mesure de contribuer plus efficacement aux opérations de maintien de la paix dans le monde.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Organismos y comités federales (canadienses)
  • Establecimientos de enseñanza
  • Operaciones de mantenimiento de la paz
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