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United Nations Peacekeepers

Can UN Peacekeepers Bring Ukraine Peace?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 04.21.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

UN-mandated Peacekeepers have several negative implications for the Ukraine government, as well as the positive of securing at least a temporary halt to the fighting. On the negative side, the conflict becomes frozen in place with Ukraine effectively divided and potentially partitioned.

9 UN Peacekeepers Killed In Attack On Convoy In Mali

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2014 | World

* Peacekeepers from Niger killed by gunmen on motorbikes * Deadliest attack yet on U.N. force in Mali * French, U.N. tar...

WATCH: South Sudan's Violence Appears Endless

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and CHARLTON DOKI | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

JUBA, South Sudan -- A chilling video apparently shot by a United Nations peacekeeper shows a seemingly unending column of men in South Sudan walking ...

Cyprus Financial Crisis: Turkey & Reintegration Forgotten?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Will Turkey support and Cypriot Turks be expected to reintegrate into a unified Cyprus if the Kremlin is handed even a bigger role in the economic future of the Island and the exploitation of its natural gas reserves?

7 U.N. Peacekeepers Killed In Ivory Coast Ambush

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 08.09.2012 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Ivorian government forces vowed Saturday to hunt down those responsible for an ambush that killed at least seven U.N. peacek...

On Its Birthday, U.N. Peacekeeping Gives Back

Peter Yeo | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Peter Yeo

For six decades, these men and women -- most recognizable in their blue helmets -- have been responsible for restoring stability where terror lived.

UN Use of PMSC? It's a Reality, Not a Hypothetical

David Isenberg | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
David Isenberg

There are a variety of U.N. agencies that use a variety of companies for both logistical and security needs and have competed for those contracts. Indeed, some companies have a history of working with the U.N. which dates back decades.

UN Council Told to Act Against Rapists in Congo

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The UN Security Council was told that the best way to stop rapes was to arrest commanders who permitted it. UN envoy Margot Wallström's speech was among the most graphic and frank by a senior official since the mass rapes.

No Word Yet From Our Orphaned Children in Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

I cannot imagine, however, how bad Haiti is at this moment -- and we cannot reach our project there outside Jacmel. We have just gotten through to our American neighbor there.

UN Women Peacekeeper Dearth A Concern: Officials

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Lydia Zemke | Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jun 2 (IPS) - Even as U.N. peacekeeping operations in the world's battle zones continue to exp...