Peacekeeping News Articles

  • FRANKFURT – The Human Rights Advisory Panel (HRAP) of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) recommended in its annual report for 2013 that UNMIK publicly acknowledges its mistakes to which the families of the missing persons had pointed, and recommended to the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) to conduct an investigation and provide compensation to the families for the anguish they suffered.

    In Serbia | March 25, 2014
  • 25 March 2014 – The United Nations has condemned today’s deadly attack on an office of the Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul which comes less than two weeks before the holding of presidential and provincial council polls.

    UN News Centre | March 25, 2014
  • UNITED NATIONS -- As an increasingly confident and stronger Haitian police force take control of Haiti’s security, major crimes are seeing a double-digit drop and the United Nations is intensifying discussions about its future in the country.

    Miami Herald | March 24, 2014
  • Rome — Christian and Muslim leaders from conflict-torn Central African Republic said Monday they have appealed to UN chief Ban Ki-moon to rapidly deploy peacekeepers to stop the country's "descent into hell".

    A multi-faith delegation, made up of an archbishop, an imam and the head of the country's Protestant community, made the plea during a 10-day visit to Washington and New York, where they also sought help from the United States to end months of Christian-Muslim violence.

    AFP | March 24, 2014
  • 24 March 2014 – The African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur region is providing protection to thousands of people who sought refuge at its bases in Korma and Khor Abeche following violent attacks by armed assailants in the past several days.

    UN News Centre | March 24, 2014
  • Khartoum — The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said unidentified gunmen attacked a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Darfur and a number of villages in North Darfur states forcing some 3,000 civilians to seek protection at its bases.

    All Africa | March 24, 2014
  • The EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, EULEX, is more active than ever: in recent months, several war criminals have been arrested and imprisoned. But EULEX has also been met with criticism. 

    Deutsche Welle | March 23, 2014
  • Two foreign election observer and support missions have pulled staff out of Afghanistan after a Taliban attack on a hotel in Kabul, in a move that could undermine confidence in the outcome of next month's vote.

    The Guardian | March 23, 2014
  • 21 March 2014 – The United Nations has strongly condemned last night’s deadly attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul that has reportedly left nine civilians dead and several more wounded – the latest violence to strike Afghanistan ahead of next month’s elections.

    Afghan women and children, as well as several foreign nationals, were among those slain in the attack on the hotel, for which the Taliban has reportedly claimed responsibility. /

    UN News Centre | March 21, 2014
  • Women’s full participation in Afghanistan’s upcoming Presidential and Provincial Councils is essential to ensure an inclusive and credible electoral process, a senior official of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said today after meeting with civil society representatives.

    Khaama Press | March 20, 2014

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