NATO & EU Peacekeeping

UK troops for UN peacekeeping in South Sudan, PM to say

Published September 16, 2015 by BBC News
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The UK is to devote more troops to UN peacekeeping, with personnel being sent to South Sudan, the BBC has learned.The prime minister will detail the move at a summit in New York this month.

Countries Delay UN Plan to Name Those Accused of Sex Abuse

Published August 20, 2015 by Associated Press
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The United Nations is rejecting growing pressure to name countries whose peacekeepers face sexual abuse accusations in Central African Republic against children as young as 11, keeping silent because member states have delayed the U.N. chief's plan to identify alleged perpetrators.

Europe’s Return to UN Peacekeeping in Africa? Lessons from Mali

John Karlsrud
Adam C. Smith
Date Published: 
July 31, 2015

In a break from recent tradition, European member states are currently contributing significant military capabilities to a United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operation in Africa. Europeans are providing more than 1,000 troops to the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) by staffing a wide range of operations including an intelligence fusion cell, transport and attack aircraft, and special forces.

Blog: Global Peace Operations Initiative Promotes International Peacekeeping

Published July 21, 2015 by DipNote
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As U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power recently said, “Today’s UN peacekeeping is not your mother’s peacekeeping.

Peace operations on the increase, personnel decreasing

Published July 10, 2015 by defenceWeb
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Peace operations, whether they are peacekeeping or peace support, are on the increase and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) points out the number of personnel involved is less.

Ministers WILL meet 2% defence spending target... by including peacekeeping cash too

Published June 22, 2015 by The Daily Mail
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Peacekeeping missions will be counted as defence spending for the first time to ensure the UK is ‘comfortably over’ the Nato expenditure target, it emerged yesterday.

Figures released by Nato reveal that Britain is in line to spend 2.1 per cent of national income on defence this year. The target is 2 per cent.

EU States Should Be Excluded From Ukraine Peacekeeping Force - Former Envoy

Published April 15, 2015 by Sputnik International
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — European Union (EU) members states should be excluded from a UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine because the EU became a party to the conflict after it imposed sanctions on Russia, former UN Ambassador and Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason told Sputnik.

France Starts Pulling Troops From Central African Republic

Published December 4, 2014 by Reuters
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France is withdrawing troops from Central African Republic as a United Nations peacekeeping force nears its full deployment, but it will keep a presence to support the U.N. with a rapid reaction force, officials and diplomats said.

Building EU-UN Coherence in Mission Planning & Mandate Design

Thierry Tardy
Richard Gowan
Date Published: 
November 13, 2014

Just over five years ago, relations between the EU and UN were strained due to the difficulties of planning and implementing coordinated missions in Chad and Kosovo. Today, relations are considerably more cordial, but there is still room to improve the two organizations’ joint planning procedures. This paper aims to assess what has been achieved in the field of planning coordination and what the remaining challenges are; it also makes some suggestions for further action.

EU Extends Military Operation In Central African Republic

Published November 7, 2014 by RTT News
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The European Council has extended the European Union military operation in the Central African Republic (EUFOR RCA) until March 15, 2015, It was announced Friday.

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