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UN / TROOP CONTRIBUTORS

At the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defense Conference today, the Secretary-General appealed to senior military officials for more troop contributions from States around the world and for political will and purpose. UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / TROOPS

The United Nations (UN) is gearing up to host an event that will gather chiefs of defence and senior military officials from more than 100 troop-contributing countries (TCC) to discuss issues central to UN Peacekeeping. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / PLUMBLY

British diplomat Derek Plumbly recently completed a three-year stint as the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon. In an interview at UN Headquarters, he noted that while there are still outstanding issues and underlying tensions, all parties want to maintain calm across the so-called 'Blue Line' that separates Israel and Lebanon. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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