Force Commanders detail challenges of UN peacekeeping

Hervé Ladsous, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, at the Security Council Briefing on United Nations peacekeeping operations. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The Force Commanders of United Nations peacekeeping operations have been briefing the UN Security Council about the challenges they face maintaining peace and security around the world.

More than 125,000 people serve at 16 UN peacekeeping operations stretching from Haiti in the Caribbean to Darfur in South Sudan and the Middle East.

The week-long meeting of Force Commanders is held every June at UN Headquarters in New York.

Dianne Penn reports.

Duration: 2’38″

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