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Mali: Women Pilot the Way to Peace


More than 200 UN peacekeepers have died in Mali since 2013. It is one of the world’s most dangerous countries. The UN Peacekeeping Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) patrols large parts of Mali’s northern desert to monitor hos...

Zambian Female Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic


The Female Engagement Team (FET), introduced by the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), aims to bridge the gaps that exist in restoring peace for...

DRC: Bangladeshi Female Pilots Flying Forward


Captain Tamanna and Nayma are Bangladeshi’s first female military pilots, serving in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). They strive to be role models for local w...

This Week at the UN in 60 Seconds – 19 April 2019


This week's top news: - UNESCO ready to help rebuild Notre Dame - Peacekeeping chief in Central African Republic - Financing Sustainable Development More at UN News: news.un.org/en/

Ralph Bunche: Hero for Peace


A changemaker who was the first African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Ralph Bunche is considered the ‘Father of Peacekeeping’ for his contributions to the United Nations. And yet his is not a name many would ...

Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) – Renewing Our Shared Commitments


Through his Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) initiative, the Secretary-General calls on Member States, the Security Council, host countries, troop- and police-contributing countries, regional partners and financial contr...

United Nations Peacekeeping: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice


Deployed to some of the most challenging environments to help some of the most vulnerable people, over 120 countries contribute troops and police to UN Peacekeeping and over one million men and women have served under...

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.

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...

Service and Sacrifice: Thank You Nigerian Peacekeepers


Nigerian Peacekeepers pack up to leave after a successful UN Mission in Liberia and fifteen years of service in the country.

Empowering Women and Girls in the Central African Republic


Gladys Ngwepekeum Nkeh is a United Nations Police (UNPOL) officer from Cameroon, working with the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic. She coordinates with local communities in CAR’s capital, Bangu...

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...