UN / UN STAFF KILLED 2021

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At least 25 United Nations staff members and associated personnel were killed in deliberate attacks during 2021, according to the Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union. UNIFEED

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STORY: UN / UN STAFF KILLED 2021
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DATELINE: 04 FEBRUARY 2022, NEW YORK CITY / RECENT

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RECENT - NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, United Nations Headquarters

04 FEBRUARY 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, spokesperson Eri Kaneko at the press room podium
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Eri Kaneko, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“At least 25 United Nations staff members and associated personnel – that’s one civilian and 24 peacekeepers, including two women peacekeepers – were killed in deliberate attacks during 2021, according to the Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union. For the eighth year in a row, the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was the world’s most dangerous, with 19 peacekeepers killed there, followed by four fatalities in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). This brings the death toll to at least 462 UN and associated personnel who were killed in deliberate attacks in the past 11 years.”
4. Wide shot, Kaneko at the podium

STORYLINE:

At least 25 United Nations staff members and associated personnel were killed in deliberate attacks during 2021, according to the Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union.

UN Spokesperson Eri Kaneko today (4 Feb) told reporters in New that this figure is comprised of, “one civilian and 24 peacekeepers, including two women peacekeepers."

Kaneko noted that “for the eighth year in a row, the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was the world’s most dangerous, with 19 peacekeepers killed there, followed by four fatalities in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).”

This, she said, “brings the death toll to at least 462 UN and associated personnel who were killed in deliberate attacks in the past 11 years.”
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