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UN: Sex Exploitation By Peacekeepers Strongly Underreported

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 06.11.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of a U.N. peacekeeping mission engaged in "transactional sex" with more than 225 Haitian women who said they needed to...

An Insider's View on UN Policing

Stefan Feller | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
Stefan Feller

As the police adviser to the United Nations, I believe that every serious discussion about the relationship between the society and the policing model that a society chooses for itself needs to be informed by these guiding principles.

On Peacekeeping

Ambassador Samantha Power | Posted 01.07.2015 | World
Ambassador Samantha Power

Conflicts in faraway places matter in various ways to the United States. These conflicts matter because we recognize that violence within any particular country can quickly cause national and regional instability, displacing millions of people, upending markets.

Protect the Future of Peacekeeping

Peter Yeo | Posted 01.04.2015 | World
Peter Yeo

The landscape of Peacekeeping is clearly changing. Blue helmets are not regarded with the same political neutrality they once were. Peacekeeping is more dangerous than ever for roughly 120,000 men and women serving in 16 missions around the world, and we must take measures to protect them.

Progress in Haiti: A Period of Rebuilding, Training and Transition

Peter Yeo | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Peter Yeo

As we think ahead to Haiti's future, everything depends on maintaining peace and security, and creating an environment to attract investors and jobs for the country's incredibly young workforce.

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.

A Better World With Ted Turner's Money

Ladan Rafii | Posted 11.02.2013 | World
Ladan Rafii

A better world means having a better UN -- one that's healthy, dynamic and vibrant enough to tackle the many global challenges we face.

From Threat to Trust: China's Role in UN Peacekeeping

David Gosset | Posted 12.23.2012 | World
David Gosset

Despite foolish China-bashing, Sino-Western synergies are real and demonstrate that China's reemergence is profoundly compatible with Western modernity.

Empowering Women in the World's Newest Country

Hilde Johnson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Hilde Johnson

South Sudan is the world's newest nation, and while we celebrate the first International Women's Day in independent South Sudan, we must look at how we can address the great challenges faced by women and girls in one of the world's least developed countries.

Ivory Coast: Standoff in an Imperfect Storm

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Once known as the Paris of West Africa, the Ivory Coast has undergone a decade of turmoil. The latest deadlock threatens regional peace and could influence dozens of elections scheduled throughout the continent this year.

The Killing Fields and Indonesia's Relations with Cambodia Revisited

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I first met Benny Widyono at an Indonesian Consulate fete years ago. I knew upon meeting him that he had an extraordinary mind and knew Asia's south...