Portugal’s UN peacekeepers: serving the people of the Central African Republic

Portuguese UN peacekeepers stand in honour guard formation at the MINUSCA base in Bangui in the Central African Republic.
MINUSCA/Leonel Grothe
Portuguese UN peacekeepers stand in honour guard formation at the MINUSCA base in Bangui in the Central African Republic.
Portuguese special forces personnel line up at the UN peacekeeping base in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.
MINUSCA/Leonel Grothe
Portuguese UN peacekeepers plan their route while on patrol in the Central African Republic.
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In February 2020, there were 180 Portuguese UN peacekeepers deployed in the UN mission's, MINUSCA, quick reaction force.
MINUSCA/Leonel Grothe
UN peacekeepers from Portugal are deployed to some of the most dangerous parts of the Central African Republic.
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UN peacekeepers from the Portuguese contingent in the Central African Republic provide health care to children in the capital, Bangui.
MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio
Major General Paulo Emanuel Maia Pereira of Portugal, Deputy Force Commander of the UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).
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Telmo Sentieiro, a Portuguese peacekeeper serving in Timor Leste walks through a mountain village.
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Portuguese UN peacekeeper,Telmo Sentieiro (left) cooks dinner with a Brazilian colleague in the mountains of Timor Leste.
UN Photo/Martine Perret