AU-led peace operations need "predictable and sustainable" financing

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AMISOM troops serving in Somalia. Photo: AU-UN/Stuart Price (file photo)

"Predictable and sustainable" financing is needed to sustain African Union-led peace operations over the long term, the UN Security Council has heard.

That's the message delivered by Ambassador Tete Antonio, Permanent Observer of the African Union or AU.

The UN and AU often team up to deploy "boots on the ground" in hot spots like Darfur, Somalia, Mali, the Central African Republic and Burundi.

Jocelyne Sambira reports.

Duration: 3’41″

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