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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He assured that Japan would strengthen its support 'attuned to the progress of the peace process so that the people of Mindanao can truly feel and enjoy the peace dividend at the earliest possible time.'
A lot is riding on the peace dividend provided by this agreement, and the lower occurrence of conflict situations we are seeing.
The peace dividend that would accrue to the 1.6 billion people in both countries would be massive, not to mention the tremendous opportunities to recover a shared past and build a collective furture.
The PA Mohmand said that tradition and transition will go in tandem to ensure that the peace dividend ushers in an area of prosperity and plenty for the whole of Fata and Mohmand Agency.
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.
Manipur is reaping the peace dividend. The area around Loktak Lake, which was once a hotbed of militant outfits, is now hosting a national sports event.
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).