U.N. Peacekeeping

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:18
At the first-ever U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial in London last night, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that the Defense Department will add to already substantial U.S. contributions to U.N. peacekeeping operations.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 10:58

Panel One

  1. The Honorable Isobel Coleman
    U.S. Representative For United Nations For UN Management And Reform
    U.S. Mission to the United Nations
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 06:13
President Obama announced Monday that the United States would bolster its support for United Nations peacekeeping missions worldwide, as he rallied more than 50 countries to promise to expand their contributions, amounting to around 40,000 new soldiers and police officers.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 06:10
Obama is calling a summit to boost the UN's peacekeeping efforts. His first step should be to lead by example.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:52
The Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) is a U.S. Government-funded security assistance program working to strengthen international capacity and capabilities to execute United Nations (UN) and regional peace operations.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 13:15
During the frenzy of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, thirty-one countries met on September 26 for a summit on “Strengthening International Peace Operations,” during which the importance of expanding the participation of women in peacekeeping operations was the theme. To reverse the imbalance, the UN launched an initiative to recruit more female police officers in August 2009, with the goal of women comprising 20 percent of police by 2014. However, between 2009 and today, women involvement in police increased by a mere 2.5 percent—from 7.3 to 9.8 percent. And shockingly, recruitment for involvement of women in military forces has been even less successful as women comprise a mere 3.2 percent of military forces, down from 4.9 percent in 2009.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 06:52
The first group of soldiers of the Georgian Armed Forces serving within the NATO peacemaking contingent in Afghanistan has returned back to Georgia.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 08:40
The Armenian side reiterated its commitment to Germany which leads the Northern Command to take part in “Decisive Support” mission.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 12:49
Some 34 Azerbaijani servicemen serving in Afghanistan returned home on April 9 on a rotation basis, Azerbaijan Defense Ministry said.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:47
The Azerbaijani Armed Forces military contingent consisting of 94 people participated in operations conducted by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, the Defense Ministry said in a statement issued on March 26.

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