- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
Despite these developments, deeper thinking and analysis about the motivations, limitations and broader implications of China’s engagement in peacekeeping remain at an early stage in the Western debate. This Policy Brief provides an overview of some of the highlights and recent developments in Chinese peacekeeping activities. It also summarizes the key factors behind China’s expanding engagement.
It recommends that the international community engages with China on peacekeeping-related issues in order to strengthen China’s commitment to regional stability, ensure greater convergence between Chinese and other international interests on questions of regional security, and encourage more effective international peacekeeping operations.