International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 29 May 2013


Meet a few of the UN Peacekeepers deployed around the world

  • What is the difference between war and peace?
  • Head of Peacekeeping Hervé Ladsous reviews the past year
  • Female Police Peacekeepers: In their own voices
  • Security Sector Reform Unit and UNITAR
  • Indian Formed Police Unit member
  • Chinese Formed Police Unit member
  • The Challenge - Layal & the French
  • Women and Peacekeeping
  • 29 May is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers

    The day has two purposes:
    to honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace;
    to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in UN peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage.

    Go here for more about the day »