Peacekeeping News Articles

  • The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General or SRSG to Liberia has expressed serious disappointment and frustration over the poor management of facilities that were turned over by UNMIL to the Liberian government to be used by the security sector.

    All Africa | April 3, 2014
  • Rwanda peacekeepers deployed in UN mission in Darfur (UNAMID), were joined by International Staff and Darfur Locals in Global Umuganda to mark 20th commemoration of genocide against Tutsi. The community work was conducted in Suqal Mawashi, El-Fasher, Sudan. Peacekeepers helped locals to collect plastic bags, clear stagnant water around El-Fasher suburbs, remove dirty stuffs, and clean different places.

    News of Rwanda | April 2, 2014
  • The UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Wednesday it is preparing a gradual withdrawal from the country despite the continued presence of dozens of armed groups.

    Global Post | April 2, 2014
  • (Reuters) - The European Union formally launched a peacekeeping force for Central African Republic on Tuesday, overcoming delays due to shortages of soldiers and equipment thanks to last-minute offers of help from EU governments.

    Reuters | April 1, 2014
  • The leader of the Crimean Tatars says he wants international peacekeeping forces sent to the Black Sea peninsula, which Russia recently annexed from Ukraine.

    Voice of America | April 1, 2014
  • 1 April 2014 – Amid growing humanitarian aid needs and despite recent assurances from the Government, the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) continues to report increasingly difficult working conditions due to movement restrictions and other harassments against its personnel and partners.

    UN News Centre | April 1, 2014
  • Today marks the official end of the UN Mission in Sierra Leone, the third and final phase of an engagement by the world body that started 15 years ago and at one stage saw the single largest peacekeeping force in its history deployed.

    Defence Web | March 31, 2014
  • 31 March 2014 – Senior United Nations relief officials began a visit to South Sudan today to meet conflict-affected people and to review the ongoing response and needs amid a spiralling humanitarian crisis in the world’s youngest nation.

    UN News Centre | March 31, 2014
  • Bor — Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living inside the United Nations mission camp in Bor mocked the Jonglei state's caretaker governor Lt. Gen. John Kong Nyuon during his visit on Saturday, shouting pro-rebel slogans and throwing stones.

    All Africa | March 30, 2014
  • The European Union on Saturday signalled that it is ready to deploy its delayed peacekeeping force to help put down the escalating crisis in Central African Republic, after obtaining additional backing for the mission.

    The troops were due to deploy last week, but there were insufficient soldiers for the mission and not enough aircraft at hand to transport them.

    Global Post | March 29, 2014

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