peacekeeping operations

‘Highest standards of conduct’ required for successful UN peacekeeping 

Successful peacekeeping requires the “highest standards of conduct” by civilian and uniformed peacekeepers, the UN chief told a High-Level Meeting this week on Strengthening the Conduct of Peacekeeping Personnel. 

UN Standing Police Capacity: 10 years on the job

From preparing for the Pope’s visit to the Central African Republic to assisting Sierra Leone in conducting elections, the UN’s Standing Police Capacity wears many hats.

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UN Police face “true hardship” taking care of local communities

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.

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Whole future of the UN is “at stake” over peacekeeping reform

The whole future of the UN is at stake over the modernizing of its peacekeeping operations to face new challenges.

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Blue helmets deserve best security possible, says new UN peacekeeping chief

The new United Nations peacekeeping chief today stressed the need to ensure the safety of the more than 120,000 personnel serving in missions worldwide and to equip them to carry out their vital and often dangerous tasks.