Belgium’s Candidacy for the UN Security Council: UN Peacekeeping
As an original founders of the United Nations, in 1945 Belgium signed the UN Charter along with 50 other countries. And since then it has been actively engaged in contributing to Peace and Security in Europe and in the World. Its role has been, not limited, but also covers the critical areas of Conflict Management, Mediation and Peacebuilding within the UN.
Only in 2015 Belgium has contributed $ 85 million to UN Peacekeeping operations. And it had participated in 71 UN Peacekeeping missions deployed since 1948.