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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 »

UN / PEACEKEEPING MEDAL

The Security Council today (8 May) decided to create "the Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage" in honour of a United Nations peacekeeper credited with saving scores of Rwandans from death during the 1994 genocide. UNIFEED – UNTV

8 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / DARFUR

Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous told the Security Council that throughout 2013, 16 peacekeepers were killed as a result of hostile acts in Darfur, "a 50 percent increase compared to the previous year and brings to 57 the number of personnel killed since the Mission was deployed in 2008." UNTV

23 Jan 2014 | Read More »

DRC / UAV LAUNCH

UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) were launched in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo by the United Nations to monitor the volatile border between DR Congo and Rwanda and movements by militias and armed groups in the east of the country, which has been stricken by conflict for the past three decades. MONUSCO  

3 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BOR VISIT

The United Nations the Under-Secretary-General (USG) for peacekeeping operations, Herve Ladsous, accompanied by Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) Hilde F. Johnson, met with Jonglei State Governor Koul Manyang Juuk and members of his cabinet in Bor and discussed the security and humanitarian situation of the conflict-ridden state. UNMISS

8 Jul 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LADSOUS

Herve Ladsous, the Chief of United Nations Peacekeeping operations (DPKO), met this morning with the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit and a delegation of the Government. UNMISS

5 Jul 2013 | Read More »

 

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