Field Support

Improving safety "best way" to honour fallen peacekeepers

Sixty blue helmets were killed in attacks in 2017; nearly double the figure for the past two years.

That’s according to senior UN official Atul Khare, who reported that overall, 123 personnel died while serving at peacekeeping missions this year.

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UN supports South Sudan’s quest for peace, prosperity and development

The United Nations is walking “side-by-side” with the people of South Sudan as they pursue a path towards peace, prosperity and development, says the head of the Department that supports UN peacekeeping operations worldwide.

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New strategy set to transform UN support to field operations – senior officials

The United Nations is on track to transform the way it deploys missions around the globe and to ensure that its field operations have the support they need to successfully carry out their work, a senior official with the world body said today.