The goal of the UN is to prevent another global conflict.
NATO stand for he North Atlantic Treaty Organization, it is a military alliance. In response, he Eastern Bloc countries sign Warsaw pact in 1955.
Canada sends 27, 000 troops to the Korean War in a United Nations-supported military action.
Lester Pearson becomes Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations.
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Leaster Pearson proposed UN send a group of troops to mediate between rival countries. The group was made up of countries who were not involved in the conflict. For his part in preventing all out war, Pearson won the Nobel Peace Prize
The project was cancelled by the Diefenbaker government. Canadians often feel that they lost an opportunity to establish their country as a technological leader.
Prime Minister Diefenbaker was reluctant to have Canada drawn into a major conflict that seemed largely rooted in U.S. policy and interests. 9.At first, the Canadian government refused to place Canada’s NORAD forces on alert. Nor did it allow U.S. planes with atomic weapons to land at Canadian bases.
UNIFICYP is Canada’s longest UN peacekeeping mission. The purpose was to maintain balance between the Greek and Turkish Cypriots in their newly created island.
Trudeau’s government officially recognizes Communist China (rather than Taiwan).
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Additional changes were made to the Soviet Union group throughout the year, until the final group was announced in 1956. By then, 15 countries had become part of the USSR: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Canadian force joined those from other countries in distributing food and other essential supplies to the desperate local population.
Canada sends soldiers and later police.
This small central African country was torn apart by ethnic rivalries. 5.Apr. 1994 – the world was horrified to learn of a massive wave of killing in Rwanda. Within a few weeks, close to a million people had died, including many women, old people, and babies.