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Countries Providing the Most Troops to the UN Peacekeeping Force

un-peacekeeping-forceOne of the many functions of the United Nations (UN) is to maintain peace in the world. For this purpose, the UN has a peacekeeping force which comprises of troops from all around the world. They serve as the UN soldiers. These individuals assist the countries by protecting citizens and restoring law and order.

The Peacekeeping Operations of the UN involve preventing and removing threats to peace by calling on peacekeeping police and troops from around the world. These individuals help countries move from conflict to peace and do so by protecting citizens, disarming disagreeing parties, and restoring the law and order.

We look at the top 10 countries providing the most troops to the United Nations Peacekeeping force (As of 2015).

nigeriaflag

#10: NIGERIA

Number of Peacekeepers: 3156

china-flag

#9: CHINA

Number of Peacekeepers: 3084

ghana-flag

#8: GHANA

Number of Peacekeepers: 3156

senegal-flag

#7: SENEGAL

Number of Peacekeepers: 3575

nepal-flag

#6: NEPAL

Number of Peacekeepers: 5332

rwandaflag

#5: RWANDA

Number of Peacekeepers: 5591

pakistan-flag

#4: PAKISTAN

Number of Peacekeepers: 7533

india-flag

#3: INDIA

Number of Peacekeepers: 7800

ethiopian-flag

#2: ETHIOPIA

Number of Peacekeepers: 8309

bangladesh-flag

#1: BANGLADESH

Number of Peacekeepers: 9432

 

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