Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping

20 February 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

20 January 2019
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

20 January 2019
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

20 November 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council open debate on “peace and security in Africa:  strengthening peacekeeping operations in Africa”, in New York today:

20 November 2018
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Strengthening cooperation with the African Union, including by providing it with adequate financing, is key to strengthening peacekeeping operations on the continent, speakers told the Security Council as it held a day-long open debate on that subject.

18 November 2018
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Ma Zhaoxu (China):

17 November 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

15 November 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

15 November 2018
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Ma Zhaoxu (China):

8 November 2018
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Major General Cheryl Pearce of Australia as Force Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).

27 October 2018
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz (Bolivia):

27 October 2018
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

25 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the high‑level meeting on Action for Peacekeeping, in New York today: