DFS Chief talks about the challenges UN peacekeepers faceListen /
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on 29 May with ceremonies to honor the men and women who served in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations. The occasion was also honor the memory of people who died in the name of peace.
The Department of Field Support provides dedicated support to peacekeeping field missions and political field missions. DFS, as it is called, provides support in the areas of finance, logistics, Information, communication and technology (ICT), human resources and general administration to help missions promote peace and security.
UN Radio asked the Head of DFS Ms. Ameerah Haq what are some of the challenges UN peacekeepers face.