Terrorism threat requires UN peacekeeping to be more nimble

7 November 2016

A deadly ambush this weekend on UN peacekeepers in Mali has highlighted the dangerous landscape in which many blue helmets operate.

The UN Security Council has been looking at ways to strengthen support to field missions so that they can better respond to threats such as terrorism, violent extremism and organized crime.

Dianne Penn reports on Monday’s meeting.

Duration: 2'41"

 

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