Tag Archives: PeaceKeeping

Speakers Hail Peacebuilding Commission as ‘Lynchpin’ of Diverse Efforts Supporting Post-Conflict Stability, as General Assembly Adopts Decision on Ocean Protection

The Peacebuilding Commission was rapidly becoming a “lynchpin” body that brought together the diverse activities of the United Nations in support of peace, speakers in the General Assembly stressed today, as they also adopted a …

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A view of a UN helicopter in Tindouf, Algeria. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

UN takes steps to reduce costs and use of aircraft: Guterres

An initiative has been launched to reduce …

UN, African Union sign new partnership framework to better respond to evolving challenges

19 April 2017 &#150 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Chairperson of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, today signed a new landmark framework to strengthen partnership between the two organizations on peace and …

Peacekeepers in South Sudan working to strengthen protection of civilians – UN chief

19 April 2017 &#150 The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has done “significant work” to more effectively protect civilians and respond in case of a crisis, Secretary-General António Guterres has said in a …

Security Council Must Take Human Rights into Account in All Deliberations, Secretary-General Stresses during Thematic Debate

Preventing or Settling Conflict Comes First, Says Russian Federation, as Ethiopia Cites Deep Splits on Even Critical Issues

Given their intrinsic link to peace and security, the Security Council must take human rights into account …

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