UN peacekeeping

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’

This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”.

News in Brief 14 December 2017 (AM)

UN peacekeeping chief pays tribute to fallen Tanzanian blue helmets

The head of UN peacekeeping operations has paid tribute to the 14 Tanzanian blue helmets killed last week by suspected rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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News in Brief 13 December 2017 (PM)

At least 15 besieged Syrian civilians dead due to lack of medical care

At least 15 civilians in urgent need of medical evacuation have died in the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta, the UN said on Wednesday.

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News in Brief 03 August 2017 (PM)

South Sudan protection force “on track”: UN peacekeeping chief

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan peace process, mental health in Somalia and Sudan's child soldiers

Engagement of regional countries “good thing” for South Sudan peace process

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Engagement of regional countries “good thing” for South Sudan peace

The engagement of countries in eastern Africa in a process aimed at revitalizing the peace process and bringing an end to conflict in South Sudan is a “good thing” the head of global UN peacekeeping operations has said.

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UN and Africa: focus on Gabon, CAR and Ocean Conference

Gabon to create vast network of protected marine areas in Africa

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News in Brief 16 May 2017 (PM)

Peacekeepers under fire again in Mali

UN Peacekeepers with the MINUMSA stabilization mission have come under fire again in their camp in Timbuktu, according to reports on Tuesday.

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Civilians still facing insecurity in Darfur

Despite a decrease in conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan, civilians there continue to face inter-communal violence and other forms of insecurity, the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council on Thursday.

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UN and Africa: focus on DRC agreement, tobacco and refugees

Peacekeeping chief urges swift implementation of DRC agreement

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