Canada one of the most peaceful Nations in the world
A Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations named Canada as one of the most peaceful nations in the world. The determination was made on Canada's support of Peacekeeping Missions, low levels of violence and political stability.
Canada placed number eight globally while it topped North American, Central American and Carribean Nations.
Canada's new ambassador to the U.S., Gary Doer, accepted the award for Canada.
WASHINGTON — Canada has been named one of the most peaceful nations in the world for its support of UN peacekeeping missions, low levels of violent crime and political stability.
The Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations named Canada as the most peaceful country in the North and Central America and Caribbean region and put it eighth place worldwide on its global peace index.
Ambassador Gary Doer accepted the award at the symposium in Washington on Sunday.