Peacekeeping News Articles

  • The largest remaining illegal foreign-armed group operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo faces military action unless it demobilizes within three months, the U.S. ambassador to the country said.

    Blooomberg | September 30, 2014
  • The United Nations Mission in Liberia has approved a cash donation of US$22,965 and assorted items for the Grand Bassa County Task Force to aid in the fight against the Ebola virus.

    The New Republic Liberia | September 29, 2014
  • Representatives of the AU, UN, the Sudanese government, and Unamid have concluded the 18th Tripartite Coordination Mechanism meeting on Unamid, in New York.

    In their opening statements, the AU, UN, and the Sudanese government delegates welcomed the progress made in the implementation of Unamid’s mandate, and cooperation received from the government, Unamid said in the Agreed Outcomes document, released today.

    Radio Dabanga | September 28, 2014
  • New York — Angola is preparing itself to participate in peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR), under the aegis of UN, announced on Friday in New York, USA, the Angolan Vice-President, Manuel Vicente.

    Angola Press | September 28, 2014
  • (Reuters) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir raised concerns on Saturday about U.N. peacekeepers focusing on protecting civilians amid renewed violence - as instructed by the U.N. Security Council - instead of state-building in the world's newest nation.

    Reuters | September 27, 2014
  • UNITED NATIONS – With the growing risks United Nations peacekeepers face in global hotspots, the world body’s head ordered a review of the operations.

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced on Wednesday, September 24, that the UN will revisit peacekeeping operations as multiple crises put military, police and civilian personnel in increasingly challenging environments.

    Rappler | September 25, 2014
  • BEIJING, Sept 25 (Reuters) - China said on Thursday it will send 700 troops to join a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where fighting has threatened Beijing's oil investments.

    Reuters | September 25, 2014
  • Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced Wednesday that his country has decided to participate in U.N. peacekeeping missions again for the first time in decades.

    Associated Press | September 24, 2014
  • NEW YORK – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to vow in a speech at the United Nations on Friday that Japan will take a m

    The Japan Times | September 24, 2014
  • DEFENCE Minister Simon Coveney has moved quickly to dismiss suggestions that Irish peacekeeping troops want to be armed with highly sophisticated Javelin anti-armour missiles and launchers. | September 23, 2014

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