Moving towards a “permanent ceasefire” between Lebanon and Israel remains the “real challenge” facing the UN’s Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
UN Police officers face “true hardship” taking care of the local communities they are assigned to.
That’s according to Stefan Feller, the UN Police Adviser for Peacekeeping Operations.
A steep learning curve faces United Nations police officers when they are stationed in a mission where the UN is providing support.
That’s the view of Maria Appelblom, chief of the organization’s Standing Police Capacity which is based in Italy.
The importance of diverse communities living together in harmony is expected to be underlined at a UN conference getting underway in Azerbaijan on Monday.
A senior UN representative is calling for more “active interaction” among countries fighting the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram.