Support Supplemental Funding for UN Peacekeeping in Darfur
Abstract: Now that a Darfur peace agreement has been signed, a UN peacekeeping force may soon be asked to implement the accord. On May 16th, the Security Council unanimously passed a resolution, drafted by the United States, deploying a joint UN-African Union (AU) assessment team to Darfur to lay the groundwork for a robust UN operation. UN peacekeeping officials – with help from the U.S. military – have been planning this operation for months. As they prepare to step in, the UN urgently needs the funds to pay for an estimated 13,000 additional peacekeepers, as well as the considerable transportation and logistical resources needed for a successful Darfur mission.
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