China trains UN staff officers including Pakistanis

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China trains UN staff officers including Pakistanis

BEIJING, Nov 14 (APP): A training course for UN peacekeeping officers
organized by China’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) started in
Beijing Monday.
The course enrolled 39 participants from 22 countries, including China,
Sweden, Pakistan, New Zealand and Mexico.
The two-week course will be in English, and include topics such as
international law, human rights, UN peacekeeper conduct, and crisis management, reports Xinhua news agency.
Apart from learning basic theory and professional skills, the
trainees will also take part in physical drills.
This is the first time for the MND to organize the course for UN
peacekeeping staff officers.
The UN currently has over 1,800 military observers and staff officers
working in 16 peacekeeping-mission areas, responsible for duties such as organizing, coordinating military peacekeeping operations, intelligence, communication, and training, including 93 from China.