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At DC think tank, UN peacekeeping chief lays out future priorities, challenges

17 June 2014 – The United Nations peacekeeping chief presented to a Washington, DC-based think tank today a broad survey of new challenges, priorities and strategies for UN peacekeeping as the world Organization embarks on a major review of its operations, requested by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

UN strongly condemns targeted attacks against Afghan election workers

17 June 2014 – The United Nations today strongly condemned the continued, targeted killing of Afghan election workers in the wake of last Saturday’s presidential run-off poll, and stressed that they must be able to carry out their important work without the threat of violence.