Tag: Peace

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Colombia: Sewing Together for Peace

In northern Colombia, former members of the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) have access to various training, including a clothing workshop designed for female ex-combatants and local women. While gain...

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73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – 26 Sep

The Security Council discusses proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the General Debate enters its second day.

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73rd UN General Assembly in 73 sec – 25 Sep

Leaders of the world take the floor as the high-level segment of the General Assembly begins. Among side events, they convened for Action for Peacekeeping, as well as events around sustainable development, the rights...

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LIBERIA: LEGACY OF PEACE

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia has come to a close after fifteen years leaving a legacy of peace.

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Service and Sacrifice: The Netherlands contributing to peace in Mali

The Netherlands has deployed 240 peacekeepers to some of the most dangerous mission areas in the world working to build trust with local communities and create lasting peace.

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Service and Sacrifice: Women contributing to peace around the world

More and more women are bringing their skills to United Nations peacekeeping missions, often in some of the most dangerous parts of the world. They provide initiative, innovation and inspiration to the local community...

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Bangladeshi UN Peacekeepers Deliver Critical Medical Aid to Remote Communities

Bangladeshi Blue Helmets deployed with the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Mali are traveling to remote parts of the country to provide critical medical assistance to individuals in need. This benefits Malian...

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Restoring Peace In Central African Republic

United Nations - For decades, the Central African Republic has been plagued by instability and conflict. But in the small Western town of Bouar, ex-combatants are handing over their weapons in favour of working on com...

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Nelson Mandela: A Call to Action for Democracy, Peace and Prosperity for All

In October, 1994, President Nelson Mandela became the first leader of South Africa ever to address the United Nations General Assembly. He issued a ringing call for democracy, peace and prosperity to prevail everywhere.

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Promoting Tolerance Through Music

United Nations - World renowned conductor and UN Messenger of Peace Daniel Barenboim performed with his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra at the Human Rights Chamber at the Palais des Nations in Geneva in October. Composed...

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Egypt: Building Resilience

United Nations - When the Arab Spring brought on regime change in Egypt between 2010 and 2011, it was hoped that benefits of the revolution would reach local people, such as those living in the rural regions of Upper ...

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Indonesia: Surviving the Flood

Four months ago, Lemusa village in Indonesia suffered severe damage from mud when a flood caused a massive landslide. Most people lost their farms - a main source of income. The International Fund for Agricultural Dev...