U.N. Peacekeeping

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 05:38
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked the Security Council to add just over 2,500 peacekeepers to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, which has been hit by a series of deadly attacks, according to a new U.N. report.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:22
Attacks on United Nations sites in northern Mali killed four people, including one peacekeeper, and wounded more than a dozen, the U.N. mission said on Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:11
Peacekeeping operations on the African continent are evolving to become more diverse and regional than ever before.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:31
Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Ghandour expects a breakthrough in relations with Washington and vowed to resolve security issues with neighboring countries.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:37
In late March Uganda received equipment from the U.S. as part of an ongoing mission to build international peacekeeping capacity and promote regional security operations in nearby Somalia. The equipment allows Uganda to perform the mission without deploying U.S. troops and strengthens the partnership between the two countries.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 07:28
Kazakh Armed Forces Major Akylbai Kussainov and Captain Rustem Suleimenov returned from Côte d’Ivoire where they served as UN military observers for one year, according to the Kazakh country’s Ministry of Defence. They inspected military units, conducted surveillance, patrolled and performed other tasks during the mission.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 07:00
Over 300 participants from 25 countries in Africa, Europe and the United States and from regional and international institutions are in Ouagadougou where they have begun training on UN peacekeeping operations, the Defense Ministry told APA on Tuesday.
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 06:16
The United Nations Security Council on Friday renewed its peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara region for a year with a resolution that placed only mild pressure on Morocco, which in a diplomatic flare-up last month expelled many of the staff members of the mission, crippling its ability to function.
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 06:30
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to wrap up its 12-year peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast next year, a sign of confidence in the West African nation's progress to peace after years of political turmoil and thousands of deaths.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 06:36
A petition for the withdrawal of French troops from the Central African Republic has been launched online, following numerous allegations that soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers paid African girls for sex.