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Côte d’Ivoire – Thank You Peacekeepers

Children in conflict regions around the world face the most danger. Ivorian peacekeeper, Patrice Diby Ouffoue, serving the UN Police with the United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic, MIN...


Women Defend Peace in the Central African Republic

In the troubled Central African Republic, women organize to claim their rightful, prominent role in shaping the future of their families, communities and country. Lina Ekomo, a leader representing women nationally ...


Elections and peace in the Central African Republic

Braving the threat of violence from armed groups, Central Africans went to the polls to exercise their right to vote. The United Nations welcomed the elections despite taking losses when three of its peacekeepers we...


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...


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/


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: 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: 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.


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...