Burkina Faso: a partner for peace in hot spots in Africa and elsewhere

Peacekeepers from Burkina Faso patrol the streets in Ber, a little village 60 km north-east of Timbuktu, in Mali, in April 2014.
UN Photo/Marco Dormino
Peacekeepers from Burkina Faso patrol the streets in Ber, a little village 60 km north-east of Timbuktu, in Mali, in April 2014.
Farewell ceremony in honour of six Burkinabe peacekeepers from MINUSMA who died during an ambush on the Goundam-Tombouctou axis, in Mali, in July 2015.
UN Photo/Marco Dormino
Peacekeepers from Burkina Faso provide security at the entrance of a stadium before the beginning of the match between teams of two neighbourhoods in Timbuktu, Mali, in December 2013.
UN Photo/Marco Dormino
A UNAMID peacekeeper from Burkina Faso, who is based in Forobaranga, West Darfur (Sudan), checks a map during a patrol to Tamar village, in October 2013.
UN Photo/Albert González Farran
A UNAMID convoy from Forobaranga, West Darfur (Sudan), escorted by troops from Burkina Faso, goes on patrol to Tamar village, in October 2013.
UN Photo/Albert González Farran
A dentist from Burkina Faso assists a local patient in the UNAMID base in Forobaranga, West Darfur (Sudan), in October 2013.
UN Photo/Albert González Farran
Police Superintendent Yvette Boni Zombre from Burkina Faso received the International Female Police Peacekeeper Award in 2016 for her service and achievements in the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).
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