peace dividend

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peace dividend

The money a country stands to save or even earn by not engaging in war or buying weaponry. Our government has been resolute in its decision not to engage in this dispute, instead investing the peace dividend back into social infrastructure like health care and public transportation.
See also: dividend, peace

a/the ˈpeace dividend

money that governments save by not buying weapons: The Health Service should benefit from the peace dividend.
See also: dividend, peace
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Also under the CPP were the Armed Violence Reduction project (AVRP) and the Conflict Transformation project (CTP) that addressed specific issues such as the peace dividend outputs that were delivered through the AVRP in Arid and Semi-Arid areas.
He said the government has assured the Taliban "that they will be among the first beneficiaries of the peace dividend.
21 -- Lanka and Austria is expected to work closely together to ensure that both countries benefit from the changes that are taking place in Sri Lanka and from the peace dividend, disclosed Sri Lanka President Maithripala Srisena.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall the peace dividend was squandered by Nato pushing ever eastwards towards Russia's borders by signing up former Warsaw Pact countries until Putin made clear that Ukraine was a step too far.
The Secretary General of the Ministry of Culture, Dr Jihad Abdul Rahim Galganm, has pointed out that the festival is a direct result of the peace dividend, achieved thanks to the Darfur Doha Peace Document.
The Bank's economists also issue a stark warning, "Permanently higher military spending in the transition region over the medium term, in response to the renewed geopolitical risks, could erode the peace dividend from the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
However, new research on the study published yesterday by PRIO Cyprus Centre showed that the peace dividend could be even greater if one takes a closer look at the benefits a solution would bring to each sector of the economy.
It would therefore account for between one-fifth and one-quarter of the peace dividend.
And in all our work we have to ensure our workingclass communities enjoy a greater share of the peace dividend.
It will take a lot of time for the peace dividend to filter through the people.
KABUL (PAN): The Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) on Wednesday announced closing its Helmand project, Peace Dividend Marketplace, due to the completion of its funding agreement with the British Department for International Development (DFID).
Unfulfilled commitments are the Achilles' heel of the peace process and threaten the peace dividend that the people of Nepal expect and so richly deserve.
Green Party leader Trevor Sergeant said: 'It is important to take stock of the peace dividend reduced paramilitary violence has brought in the last decade.
It is time for the IRA to announce peace, it is time for them to pay the peace dividend and this money should be used to compensate the families of victims of their reign of terror.