Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping

11 April 2019
SG/SM/19542-SC/13774-PKO/778

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council meeting on women in peacekeeping, in New York today:

29 March 2019
SG/SM/19521-PKO/776

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the ministerial meeting on peacekeeping, in New York today:

29 March 2019
SG/SM/19522-SC/13757-PKO/777

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council meeting on Mali, in New York today:

29 March 2019
SC/13756

Emphasizing that “investing in peace in Mali is an investment in global security”, the Secretary-General urged the Security Council today to maintain full support for the United Nations mission in the country, calling on the Government, opposition leaders and signatories to the 2015 peace agreement to redouble efforts to restore calm.

29 March 2019
SC/13759

The Security Council today called for an independent strategic review of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) by 20 October, including the articulation of a phased, progressive and comprehensive exit strategy, while extending the mandate of that peacekeeping operation for nine months until 20 December.

28 March 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of George Conway of Canada as Acting Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), where he will also serve as United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator.

28 March 2019
SG/SM/19517-PKO/773

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Peacebuilding Fund meeting, in Uppsala, Sweden, held 28 and 29 March:

27 March 2019
GA/PK/236

The Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations concluded its 2019 session today with the approval of a report containing a technical summary of its work, even as members were unable to reach consensus on the report’s substantive elements.

21 March 2019
SG/A/1867-BIO/5194-PKO/772

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Denise Brown of Canada as his new Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), where she will also serve as United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator.

23 February 2019
SC/13714-PKO/771

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Anatolio Ndong Mba (Equatorial Guinea):

23 February 2019
SG/SM/19471-PKO/770

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

20 February 2019
SG/A/1861-BIO/5186-PKO/769

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Zia Ur Rehman of Pakistan as Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

18 February 2019
SG/SM/19463-PKO/768

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the high-level meeting on Action for Peacekeeping, held in Berlin 18-19 February:

15 February 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam of Ethiopia as Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

12 February 2019
GA/PK/235

Speakers threw a spotlight on the need for clear mandates, adequate training and resources, and a culture of performance whenever and wherever the United Nations deploys Blue Helmets in conflict zones, as the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations concluded its annual general debate today.

11 February 2019
GA/PK/234

Amid sweeping reforms occurring against a backdrop of increased security threats targeting Blue Helmets, partners must work more closely to ensure continued progress in making United Nations missions more safe, accountable, secure and effective, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations heard today as it opened its 2019 substantive session.

6 February 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Mankeur Ndiaye of Senegal as his new Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

31 January 2019
SG/A/1852*-BIO/5174*-PKO/765*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Lieutenant General Michael Anker Lollesgaard of Denmark as Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC) and Head of the United Nations Mission in support of the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA), as established in Security Council resolution 2452 (2019).

25 January 2019
SC/13678-PKO/764

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

20 January 2019
SG/SM/19438-PKO/761

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: