Peacekeeping News Articles

  • Luanda — The Angolan participation in the operationalization of the African force for peacekeeping mission was discussed on Thursday in Luanda, in a meeting between the Vice-President of the Republic, Manuel Vicente, and Princeton Lyman, US President's envoy.

    Angola Press | September 10, 2015
  • BANGUI (Reuters) - The United Nations has established a "weapons-free zone" in a town in Central African Republic to protect civilians from armed groups involved in inter-religious clashes that killed more than 10 people last month, the head of peacekeeping operations said.

    Reuters | September 9, 2015
  • "What we are requesting is that we don't want the strive made by UNMIL to come in vain so we want them please stay until after the 2017 elections. We are not saying that Liberians are not peaceful, but we beg that they stay a little"- Chief Justice Francis Korkpor

    Front Page Africa | September 7, 2015
  • September 5, 2015 (JUBA) – Civilians who sought protection at the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) base in the country’s capital, Juba have been given 24 hours to leave their premises after missing the deadline set for them to register and be relocated to designated areas, the world body announced on Saturday.

    Sudan Tribune | September 5, 2015
  • Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) - Hustling, theft, sex tourism and worse. Allegations of rape by UN troops supposedly deployed to keep the peace have loosened tongues about their misconduct in Central Africa, a destitute nation already rife with sex crimes.

    AFP | September 4, 2015
  • Canadian Forces members are stationed in the middle of a growing insurgency in Egypt’s North Sinai region but defence experts say they are unequipped to take on the increasingly bold attacks being launched around — and against — them by ISIS’s regional affiliate.

    iPolitics | September 3, 2015
  • September 3, 2015 (JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned the violations of the compromise peace accord on resolution of the South Sudanese conflict, urging the warring parties to take all necessary steps to meet their obligations.

    Sudan Tribune | September 3, 2015
  • The UN Stabilisation Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) has embarked on a major sensitisation initiative following incidents of sexual abuse, apparently directed at children, in the Central African Republic (CAR).

    defenceWeb | August 31, 2015
  • UNITED NATIONS — The way the United Nations has handled sexual abuse allegations against peacekeepers in the Central African Republic has come under sharp scrutiny, including on the high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein.

    The New York Times | August 28, 2015
  • Kinshasa (AFP) - The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Wednesday it will stop providing food from September to nearly 7,000 ex-fighters, sparking fresh fears in the chronically troubled country.

    AFP | August 26, 2015

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