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peace dividend

additional money available to a government from cuts in defence expenditure because of the end of a period of hostilities
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A lot is riding on the peace dividend provided by this agreement, and the lower occurrence of conflict situations we are seeing.
Of course, there would be other claimants for the $567 per capita peace dividend. The state, county and school districts would all want their cut.
With the peace agreement duly signed on January 9, the Commission said that the resumption of EU-Sudan development co-operation and the release of European funds "will contribute to the peace dividends the people of the Sudan have been waiting for".
(2) Have peace dividends accrued more to one side at the expense of the other?
Despite its military successes and subsequent peace dividends, the war does not evoke pride and satisfaction.
Dureza made the statement during the signing Wednesday in Pasig City of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and selected Local Government Units (LGU) to formally launch the Community Peace Dividends Fund (CPDF) Program in this city.
Dureza also noted the presence of Cabinet members and other government officials in the launch as a sign of 'how committed this administration is to implement all government programs using the peace lens so peace dividends can be felt on the ground immediately.'
Ulicny said that the e1/412.8 million program was made out of the "EU belief that strengthening health services and infrastructure are key to achieve peace dividends and is a fundamental and basic human right that all the people of the world should enjoy especially our brothers and sisters in East Sudan".
A dispute-settled Kashmir can deliver immense peace dividends to 1.2 billion people of South Asia, he added.
At a meeting in New York on September 25 in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the EU Troika urged the Government to their resuming the peace talks as soon as possible "to ensure that the peace dividends reach people in all parts of the country".
Catapang pushed for the enactment of a "peace dividends" law that would allow the AFP to ask the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for land on which its people could plant highyield crops like coffee, cocoa and bamboo.