• UN Peacekeeping

    Fixing UN Peacekeeping Operations: The World’s Most Complicated Army

    by  • May 23, 2016 • Africa, Gender-Based Violence, Secretary-General, UN Peacekeeping, Women's Issues • 

    Jane Holl Lute

    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 seriouslyIt has been almost a year since a sweeping assessment of United Nations peacekeeping operations by experts recommended significant...

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    The UN’s System of Selective Security

    by  • March 9, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 2 Comments

    Liu Jieyi, China's ambassador to the UN, and  Oh Joon, Korea's top diplomat at the UN, in the Security Council when a resolution on North Korea was passed imposing more sanctions.

    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 seriouslyOXFORD, England — The United Nations is going through one of its many difficult periods — so far as...

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    UN Peacekeeping: A Portrait of More Than 50 Years

    by  • December 28, 2015 • BOOKS • 

    Cambodian peacekeepers

    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 seriouslyFor many people in the world, the United Nations is often associated with peacekeeping, one of the most visible...

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    The Clamor to Remake the UN Misunderstands Its History

    by  • November 3, 2015 • WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

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    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 seriouslyIt is a well-known story that the five world powers at the founding conference of the United Nations in...

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    The Surprising Confessions of a Peacemaker

    by  • July 18, 2015 • BOOKS • 

    Jean-Marie Guéhenno

    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 seriouslyWhen war breaks out, you would think the easy answer would be to send in a United Nations peacekeeping...

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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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    On Peacekeeping Day, a Time to Begin Making Crucial Changes

    by  • May 29, 2015 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    The wreath-laying ceremony this year, an annual rite, to honor United Nations peacekeepers. Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, is at center. MARK GARTEN/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 seriouslyBIRMINGHAM, England — Today is International Day of United Nations Peacekeeping — a day to acknowledge and celebrate the...

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    As Mali Teeters Closer to the Edge, the UN Mission Soldiers On

    by  • April 15, 2015 • Africa, Peace and Security, Security Council, UN Peacekeeping • 

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    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 seriouslyFacing a surge in violence that has made it the United Nations’ deadliest peacekeeping operations now, the UN mission...

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    An Independent Report on Sexual Abuse Cases by UN Peacekeepers Surfaces

    by  • March 16, 2015 • Peace and Security, UN Peacekeeping, Women's Issues • 1 Comment

    United Nations peacekeepers participating in a ceremony at the mission in South Sudan.

    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 seriouslyA report commissioned by the United Nations but never made public — which studied sexual exploitation and abuse committed...

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    The UN’s Mission in Mali: A Deadly Fight Against Terrorists

    by  • January 18, 2015 • Africa, Libya, Peace and Security, Security Council, UN Peacekeeping, US Foreign Relations • 

    A memorial head for two Minusma peacekeepers, from Burkina Faso, was held at the UN headquarters in Bamako, the capital, in August 2014. MARCO DORMINO/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 seriouslyThe United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, the most demanding and bloodiest operation in the organization’s global portfolio, is...

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