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International Day of UN Peacekeepers

Conflicts can end and lasting peace established when world is united: Ban

Wreath-Laying Ceremony in honour of all fallen United Nations peacekeepers.  UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

United Nations peacekeepers have shown the world that it's possible to end conflicts when united, the Secretary-General said during a memorial for fallen heroes. In 2013, for the sixth year in a row,…

29 May 2014 / Listen /

Tribute paid to UN peacekeepers around the world

Peacekeepers of the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) hoist the United Nations flag.  UN Photo/Martine Perret

The dedication and courage of people who serve in UN peacekeeping operations around the world is being recognized on…

29 May 2014 / Listen /

Australian female peacekeeper inspired by father

Lt, Sara Mooney.  UNMISS photo.

A female peacekeeper from Australia and now based in South Sudan has said she was inspired to become a…

29 May 2014 / Listen /

Peacekeeping adapts to new challenges

Edmond Mulet (left), Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, greets Jordanian police advisers working with the African Union-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), during his visit to UNAMID's Mournei team site in West Darfur.    UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Peacekeeping operations of the United Nations are needing to adapt to confront the new political and security challenges across…

29 May 2014 / Listen /
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