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International Day of UN Peacekeepers

Why UN Peacekeeping Needs Global Support More Than Ever

Hervé Ladsous | Posted 05.28.2016 | World
Hervé Ladsous

In environments where peacekeepers are directly targeted, where widespread violence is ongoing, or where thousands of civilians need protection from unthinkable acts of violence, peacekeeping operations must remain fit for purpose. Our missions require well-trained and skilled troops from a broad array of countries. When crises erupt, they must be ready to deploy more quickly.

UN Peacekeeping: A Force for the Future

Hervé Ladsous | Posted 07.28.2014 | World
Hervé Ladsous

Today as we remember our fallen colleagues, we dedicate ourselves and the Blue Helmets as a force for peace, a force for change, a force for the future.