International peace and security
Nakitare, Maurice S.M.
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This study is a brief survey of Kenya's contribution m international peace and security through peacekeeping. It looks at the activities involved m the concept of peacekeeping and how internal conflicts and conflict management has been changing since 1945 when the Second World War ended. Kenya has played a key role within the UN mandate, of contributing her armed forces to peacekeeping missions in various parts. This study gives a brief outline of the areas in the world where Kenya has contributed contingents for peacekeeping. By 1990, Kenya emerged a leading contributor of peacekeeping troops not only in Africa but in the whole world. This contribution has earned Kenya international repute as an exporter of peace. Her military personnel are renowned for their neutrality, friendliness and professionalism. The reasons that influence Kenya to send her troops for peacekeeping and the benefits she derives from them are the main focus of this study.