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SOUTH SUDAN / LOEJ PRESSER

Ellen Margrethe Lǿj, head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan said today the history of UN peacekeeping operations, this year will be remembered as the time UNMISS opened its bases to civilians facing a threat of physical violence. UNMISS

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR

The UN's top peacekeeping official Tuesday said the political process in the Central African Republic (CAR) is making progress but needs a significantly strengthened commitment" from  local authorities and the international community to be successful. UNIFEED – UNTV

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / MALI WRAP

After 31 peacekeeper was killed in Mali over last 15 months, the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous warned today that that the UN in Mali is no longer operating in "peacekeeping environment." UNIFEED-UNTV /MINUSMA

8 Oct 2014 | Read More »

MALI / PEACEKEEPERS MEMORIAL

A memorial was held for nine peacekeepers from Niger killed last week in northern Mali, while in Kidal, indirect fire on a MINUSMA camp has left one dead and one wounded. The initial assessment is ongoing. MINUSMA

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / MALI PEACEKEEPERS KILLED

A UN spokesperson said a MINUSMA (UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali) convoy travelling from Ménaka to Ansongo (Gao region) was ambushed this morning and 9 UN peacekeepers from Niger were killed. UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / PEACEKEEPING SUMMIT

US Vice President Joseph Biden, told a high level meeting on peacekeeping that "demand for international peacekeeping has never been greater” and as it has evolved to include “sophisticated non-state actors as well as traditional armies, the instruments of peacekeeping have evolved as well." He expressed confidence that the system can be strengthened  to ”meet the challenges [...]

26 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIDDLE EAST

The UN Security Council has condemned the “recent hostile acts against UN peacekeepers” by “UN Security Council-designated terrorist groups” last month in the Golan. The UN body called on all groups other than its observer forces on the ground to abandon all UN positions and “return the peacekeepers’ vehicles, weapons, and other equipment.” UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Sep 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / LADSOUS EBOLA

The head of peacekeeping operations Hervé Ladsous was in Liberia to assess how UN peacekeepers (UNMIL) can support the fight against Ebola. UNMIL

11 Sep 2014 | Read More »

MALI / LADSOUS ORGANIZED CRIME

UN head of peacekeeping Herve Ladsous and the director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov are visiting Mali in a bid to step up efforts to fight organized crime in the country. MINUSMA

10 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / FEMALE FORCE COMMANDER

The first ever female Force Commander in the United Nations 65 year's long peacekeeping history was announced today, by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He announced the appointment of Major General Kristin Lund of Norway as the Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).  UNIFEED – UNTV

12 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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