About Your Hosts

The New Zealand Defence Force is the lead agency and will host the 24th IAPTC Annual Conference in partnership with the New Zealand Police, Ministry of Defence, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

This partnership reflects New Zealand’s multi-agency approach to supporting peace operations and crisis situations. It also reflects the mix of international delegates from similar agencies attending this conference.

Visit the links below to read about how our partners are contributing to peace support operations around the world.

Our Peacekeeping Work Around the World

Our Work with the UN

New Zealand used its seat on the UN Security Council to ensure the voice and interests of small countries continued to be heard in the debate around international security. We also advocate for more effort to be put into understanding and addressing the root causes of conflict.

Our Peacekeeping History

Visit Te Ara Encyclopedia to learn more about New Zealand’s involvement with peacekeeping over the years.

NZDF Overseas Operations

The NZ Defence Force is committed to peace and security, and regularly works alongside international partners on operations and exercises throughout the world.

NZ Police in the Asia-Pacific

New Zealand Police carries out a range of activities in the Asia-Pacific region, including peace support operations and post-conflict capacity building.