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Noun1.demobilisation - act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops; "demobilization of factories"; "immediate demobilization of the reserves"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
disarmament, disarming - act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"
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* Construction - including mobilisation and demobilisation of equipment, undertaking necessary clearing land for construction of mine and supporting infrastructure, construct and improve quality of roads where required, employ operational workforce.
The visit focused on the areas of police, justice, corrections, disarmament, demobilisation, reintegration, and mine action.
The Congolese Minister of National Defence, Demobilisation and Former Combatants emphasised the need to exert efforts on the African and international levels to combat this scourge.
June 29, 2015 (EL FASHER) - The joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) refuted accusations of impeding the activities of the Sudan Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC).
Khartoum, 15 Juillet (SUNA) - Le Soudan a recu un soutien technique de la Ligue arabe pour la commission de desarmement, de demobilisation et de reinsertion (DDR) contiennent des appareils et ordinateurs modernes afin de contribuer a la mise en oeuvre des programmes de la commission pour promouvoir la securite, la stabilite et la paix dans le pays.
Le BINUCA saisit cette occasion pour reiterer l'urgence de la mise en ?uvre sans delai des mesures prescrites dans la Resolution 2121 du Conseil de Securite qui notamment [beaucoup moins que] exige que tous les elements de la Seleka et tous les autres groupes armes deposent immediatement les armes et les prient instamment a participer dans les programmes de desarmement, demobilisation et reintegration (DDR) ou aux programme de desarmement, demobilisation, reinstallation ou rapatriement et reintegration (DDRRR) [beaucoup plus grand que].
Disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) are widely regarded as a mainstay of twenty-first century peace agreements and related peace support operations.
These surveys, including mobilisation, transit and demobilisation, are expected to start on 1 June 2012 and to last for approximately five months.
Where many post-conflict countries have struggled to find viable alternatives to reducing the size of their militaries Sri Lanka has strategically applied the skills base and discipline of its Armed Forces to civilian type activities without the need for demobilisation.
He will be considering the current DDR (disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration) programmes and any shortcomings they may have in terms of restoring peace and security.
Could it have been given as part of his demobilisation in World War Two?