Media Center

News Articles

  • Source: AFP

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) - More than 50 countries pledged 40,000 troops for United Nations peacekeeping at a US-led summit called to shore up missions under strain from the rise in global crises.

    News Article | Published 1 week 3 days ago
  • Source: AFP

    Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) - Tension and fear gripped Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, with the city's main streets closed by barricades after a spate of violence, looting and the death of three protestors.

    News Article | Published 1 week 3 days ago
  • Source: defenceWeb

    A new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on fatality trends in United Nations peace operations reveals the rate of peacekeepers dying while in UN service has steadily fallen over the past 25 years.

    News Article | Published 1 week 3 days ago
  • Source: Sudan Tribune

    September 28, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudan does not support the move to increase the numbers of United Nations troops in the young nation, the foreign affairs spokesperson said, a day after Britain hinted on deploying 370 soldiers to the war-torn country.

    News Article | Published 1 week 4 days ago
  • Source: The Guardian

    US pressure to remake United Nations peacekeeping as a fighting force is expected to pay off on Monday as dozens of countries line up to pledge troops, equipment and technology at a summit chaired by Barack Obama.

    The meeting of about 50 countries at the UN in New York comes after months of lobbying by Washington for greater contributions from European nations in particular as it seeks to strengthen peacekeeping missions to take on a more aggressive role, particularly against the threat from Islamist groups in Africa.

    News Article | Published 1 week 5 days ago

Privacy Policy  |  Sitemap  |  Contact Us  |  Submit Content

The Partnership for Effective Peacekeeping is a project of Refugees International, Citizens for Global Solutions and Better World Campaign. Refugees International serves as the secretariat for the PEP.

The Partnership for Effective Peacekeeping • 2001 S St NW, Suite 700 • Washington, DC • 20009
202-540-7014 • Fax: 202-828-0819 • 

Copyright © Refugees International. All Rights Reserved.
Built by Firefly Partners firefly