Kabarebe attends UN peacekeeping defence ministerial conference in Canada

By IGIHE
On 15 November 2017 at 07:09

The Minister of Defence, Gen. James Kabarebe has attended the United Nations (UN) Peace-keeping Defence Ministerial Conference that took place in Vancouver, Canada.

The two day conference started on 14th to 15th November and has been attended by 500 delegates from 70 countries and international organisations. Participants discussed improvements to UN peacekeeping operations.

The conference also focused on securing pledges from member states.
Rwanda is the 5th country in contributing at to the UN military peace keeping troops.

Rwandan troops’ activities are commendable in different countries like Sudan, South Sudan and Central African Republic.

On the sidelines of the conference, on Tuesday, Kabarebe met his Canadian counterpart, Harjit Sajjan and discussed military cooperation of both countries.


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