Peacekeeping News Articles

  • https://www.rt.com/news/318965-un-protect-heritage-sites/

    UNESCO has approved Italy’s proposal to send UN peacekeepers to protect heritage sites around the world from various threats, primarily from terrorist attacks and destruction by militants.       

    RT | October 17, 2015
  • http://sudantribune.com/spip.php?article56740

    October 15, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese foreign ministry on Thursday slammed the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID), and accused it of misleading the United Nations Security Council and inciting it against Sudan.

    Sudan Tribune | October 15, 2015
  • http://www.dw.com/en/germany-to-expand-uns-minusma-peacekeeping-mission-in-northern-mali/a-18784896

    Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday that there would be a military proposal this week to participate in the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission MINUSMA, in which only nine German soldiers are currently participating.

    Deutsche Welle | October 15, 2015
  • http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=52264#.Vh_SzCsYH-Y

    14 October 2015 – The Security Council this morning extended the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for one year, until 15 October 2016, at the UN Secretary General’s recommended force levels of up to 2,370 troops and 2,061 police.

    UN News Centre | October 14, 2015
  • http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/14/us-sudan-darfur-britain-idUSKCN0S81ZR20151014

    The United Nations and Britain on Wednesday accused the Sudanese government of refusing to release food rations and other essential supplies for international peacekeepers in the conflict-torn Darfur region.

    Reuters | October 14, 2015
  • http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/oct/14/peacekeepers-sexual-abuse-tribunal-un-women-preventing-conflict-transforming-justice-securing-the-peace-resolution-1325

    An international tribunal to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by peacekeepers and UN staff would give a clear signal that the world is serious about addressing a problem that has “sullied the overall reputation of peacekeeping missions and profoundly embarrassed the UN”, according to a major global study on the role of women in conflict and peace.

    The Guardian | October 14, 2015
  • http://news.yahoo.com/israel-targets-syria-army-posts-rockets-hit-golan-091719246.html

    Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli artillery targeted Syrian army posts Tuesday after two rockets fired from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights, Israel's army said.

    AFP | October 13, 2015
  • http://news.yahoo.com/un-special-tribunal-sought-peacekeeper-sex-crimes-205409010.html

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) - A 400-page UN report out Monday calls for the creation of a special international tribunal to judge peacekeepers accused of serious crimes, including sex crimes.

    AFP | October 12, 2015
  • http://www.voanews.com/content/un-mission-looking-forward-to-full-cooperation-with-drc-army/3002533.html

    GOMA—The U.N. mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUSCO, said it is looking forward to a full resumption of strategic cooperation with the Congolese army. The new head of MONUSCO is to arrive soon.

    Voice of America | October 12, 2015
  • http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article56703

    October 12, 2015 (EL-FASHIR) - The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has welcomed the renewed command order issued by the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) on 30 September 2015 prohibiting the recruitment and use of children in its ranks.

    Sudan Tribune | October 12, 2015

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