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Improving Peacekeeping Performance Meeting at United Nations

Dec 7, 2019 News, Secretary General, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres along with Kelly Craft, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nation During the Meeting on Improving Peacekeeping Performance A Year Since UNSCR 2436 today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire     United Nations, December 06, 2019 Secretary-General António Guterres said United Nations peacekeepers “represent the last, best hope for millions of people around the world” and highlighted that his Action for Peacekeeping initiative, launched in March last year, as the organization’s response to the challenges peacekeepers face. Addressing a meeting on “Improving Peacekeeping Performance: A Year Since [Read More]

Daniel Craig UN Advocate for Elimination of Mines

Apr 4, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 04 2016 – Daniel Craig, actor and UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Other Explosive Hazards during his visit to the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Cia Pak/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 04 2016 Marking Mine Action Day, UN Global Advocate on the Elimination of Mines and Explosives Hazards, Daniel Craig, said that as conflicts continue to rage in Syria, in Iraq, in Libya, in Somalia, and in the Sahel, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) “provides a long-term solution to the biggest problem facing the victims of war, how [Read More]

Samantha Power on the Downing of an UNMISS Helicopter in South Sudan

Aug 27, 2014 News, Security Council, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the August 26 downing of a UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) helicopter outside Bentiu, in northern South Sudan. Of the four Russian crew members on board, three were killed and one was injured. We extend our deepest condolences to their families and to the Russian Federation, which for several years has provided invaluable helicopters and personnel to UNMISS, without which peacekeepers would struggle to move around an extremely challenging conflict area. We welcome the UN’s announcement that it will conduct a full investigation, and call on [Read More]

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