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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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Kasoulides said it was clear from statements made by a UN spokesman on Friday that "the United Nations is advocating the opening of the fenced city of Famagusta in the form of a confidence building measure only with the agreement of both sides and not unilaterally as the Milliyet report said.
WITH opposition parties led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a credible and meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders to address the unrest in the State, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti echoed similar views in J& K and asked the centre to initiate confidence building measure and dialogue.
Speaking at a conference on non-proliferation in Brussels, late Thursday, Nabeela Al-Mulla, who attended by a special invitation, said that "for us in the Gulf a more important confidence building measure is for Iran to be party to the Convention on Nuclear Safety because we are concerned about the safety of the nuclear reactors in the region.
A ceasefire has been in effect on the LoC since 2003, which Pakistan and India brought about as a confidence building measure.
We will never accept that Famagusta being turned into an undermined confidence building measure, which is not even being discussed," he said.
October 14 2011 (TUR) -- Meetings of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measure in Asia (CICA) will take place in western province of Izmir.
This is a Confidence Building Measure (CBM) by the prime ministers of the two countries.
So I asked him to come and watch the concert with me, as a confidence building measure," he said.
Islamabad, July 19 ( ANI ): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed the hope that the resumption of bilateral cricketing ties between Pakistan and India would prove to be a formidable confidence building measure.
As a confidence building measure in Jammu and Kashmir, the strength of the
While addressing the 'Public-Private Dialogue forum on Pakistan, Afghanistan Transit and Trade' organized by USAID and Sarhad Chamber of Commerce, he urged governments on both the sides to segregate business and trade ties from political and security tensions, and suggested that Pak-Afghan trade, both bilateral and transit, needs rejuvenation and appropriate confidence building measures may be instilled for removing deep-rooted mistrust in Pak-Afghan relationship that is not only hampering political dialogue but also significantly impacting the economic transition between both the countries.
1 BACKGROUND The Confidence Building Measures programme (CBM) IV under the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) 2013 is the successor to the programme CBM III (ENPI 2011).
The President said confidence building measures and peaceful resolution of disputes would help achieve the objectives of collective security.
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.
I am confident it is high time to create an effective Organization for Security and Development in Asia based on the CICA," President Nazarbayev said in a keynote address at the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) being held here.