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confidence-building measure

Any action taken to eliminate or reduce the fear of attack or escalation of conflict between two or more parties, as in international politics, interpersonal communication, business interactions, etc. The term is usually pluralized. The two countries, long on the brink of all-out war, have introduced several confidence-building measures between their governments to facilitate better communication and hopefully avert the need for a military offensive by either side. One of our goals in marriage counseling is to create confidence-building measures between spouses, so that each person learns to communicate their frustrations before they turn into a source of conflict.
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Mirzozoda introduced the delegations of the OSCE participating States to the objectives and tasks of the OSCE and the Commission on the Implementation Measures of the Confidence Building Measures of the Member States of this Distinction.
She was representing Pakistan at the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, as Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Dushanbe [Tajikistan], Jun 15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) summit in Dushanbe.
The President is to attend the "Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)" in Tajikistan.
A National Council meeting got underway at the Presidential Palace on Friday morning, during which President Nicos Anastasiades will brief party leaders on his meeting on Tuesday with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci regarding efforts for the resumption of Cyprus talks and Confidence Building Measures.
They recalled their resolution 2453 (2019) and encouraged the leaders to continue their efforts towards agreement on and implementation of new confidence building measures.
Soon, he added 'You will see confidence building measures from both sides and an amiable atmosphere between the two countries'.
These resolutions moved by Pakistan and adopted on November 8, were focused on regional disarmament, conventional arms control at regional and sub-regional levels as well as confidence building measures in the regional and sub-regional context.
Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the World Body in New York Dr Maleeha Lodhi in a tweet said three resolutions will be moved on regional disarmament, conventional arms control at regional and sub-regional level as well as the confidence building measures in regional and sub-regional context.
The event was attended by ambassadors and representatives of a number of countries, as well as (the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) member states.
Islamabad -- Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that successful Confidence Building Measures would only be possible if the issue of Kashmir is resolved according to the political will of the Kashmiri people.
J& K CM said the Centre and the state must jointly work towards initiating confidence building measures.
The region is unprepared for own security risks, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev said in his contribution at the Fourth Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures on May 21 in Shanghai.
Karzai said this while addressing the two-day Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia that concluded in Shanghai on Wednesday, according to a statement issued by Aimal Faizi, the presidential spokesman.
TAE[currency]KENT (CyHAN)- Uzbek President Islam Karimov has arrived in China today to attend a meeting of the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), the Uzbek national news agency (UzA) reported on May 20.