• UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

    Special Envoys: Viceroys of the UN

    by  • July 21, 2015 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    Sigrid Kaag

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslySYDNEY, Australia — As with most innovations at the United Nations, the genesis of the concept of the special...

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    The UN Tightens Rules on Peacekeeping Troops’ Medical Status

    by  • July 6, 2015 • UN Agencies, UN Peacekeeping • 

    Peacekeepers from Ecuador, left, and Chile providing care at the Fraternite Notre Dam Medical Clinic, above the hills of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. LOGAN ABASSI/MINUSTAH

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAlmost five years after a rampaging cholera epidemic coursed through the Artibonite River region of Haiti and moved rapidly...

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    UN Security Council and Troop Contributors Chided by Review Panel

    by  • June 18, 2015 • Peace and Security, Secretary-General, Security Council, UN Peacekeeping • 

    A new report reviewing UN peacekeeping operations recommends smarter preventive steps to avoid superficial solutions. The peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast, above, mourns Egyptian members killed in the line of duty, February 2015. ABDUL FATAI ADEGBOYE/UN PHOTO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWhile restructuring at the top of the United Nations and better strategies and tactics for troops on the ground...

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    El Salvador Is Sending Peacekeepers and Helicopters to UN’s Mali Mission

    by  • April 6, 2015 • Peace and Security, UN Peacekeeping • 1 Comment

    El Salvadoran Air Force

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe small Central American nation of El Salvador has been playing an increasingly active role in United Nations peacekeeping...

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    A Rape Accusation in Northern Mali and the UN’s Awkward Response

    by  • January 28, 2014 • Africa, Gender-Based Violence, Human Rights, Women's Issues • 

    A woman in Gao after the French attack in January 2013.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyNow that Gao, a remote but critical outpost in northern Mali, has become a hub of military personnel —...

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    Congo Army Rapes Detailed in UN Report as Special Brigade Arrives

    by  • May 15, 2013 • Africa, Peace and Security, Secretary-General, Security Council, Women's Issues • 3 Comments

    UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region visit in Goma

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe cycle of sexual violence that has been churning throughout the eastern half of the Democratic Republic of the...

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    A New UN Brigade Will Make Combat Moves in Congo

    by  • April 11, 2013 • Africa, Peace and Security, Security Council • 3 Comments

    Nyanzale refugee camp children

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously  For the first time, the United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution allowing UN troops to go...

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    Helping Congolese Women, One Community at a Time

    by  • April 3, 2013 • Africa, Women's Issues • 6 Comments

    League for Congolese Solidarity

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyTwo innovative women from the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, where violence against women and girls has been...

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    Mary Robinson, New UN Special Envoy for Central Africa?

    by  • March 13, 2013 • Africa, GOINGS-ON, Peace and Security • 4 Comments

    Mary Robinson of The Elders

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyMary Robinson, a former president of Ireland, United Nations high commissioner for human rights and philanthropist, is said to...

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    Illegal Gold Mining Runs Rampant in Eastern Congo

    by  • February 26, 2013 • Africa, Peace and Security, Security Council • 5 Comments

    Internally displaced people in Congo

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyGold is now one of the most problematic conflict minerals in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and United...

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