"Building peace" and "bringing hope" are key: UN Police chief

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Priscilla Makotose (centre), Police Commissioner for the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)
speaking with UN News’s Agnes Pastorino (right). UN News / Nam Cho

"Building peace" and "bringing hope" are at the core of UN Police work, says the highest-ranking woman police officer serving in the UN system.

Priscilla Makotose, is Police Commissioner for the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), and was appointed in March last year.

She says that professionalism, integrity, and honesty lie at the heart of the job, together with applying a "zero-tolerance" approach to preventing sexual exploitation and abuse.

Ms Makotose told Agnese Pastorino during her visit to UN Headquarters in New York for 'Police Week', that she wants to share the “joy” and “satisfaction she gets from the job, with others.

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