Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping

25 September 2018
SG/SM/19241-PKO/752

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

21 September 2018
SC/13518

The Security Council today adopted a resolution aimed at enhancing the performance of peacekeeping personnel at all levels, both at Headquarters and in the field, stressing the need to improve posture, behaviour, leadership, initiative and accountability while effectively promoting international peace and security.

12 September 2018
SC/13499

The more than $7 billion spent annually on United Nations peacekeeping operations must achieve its best possible value on the ground, speakers emphasized today, as the Security Council considered how best to improve mission performance and hold failures accountable.

6 September 2018
SC/13487

As the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) prepares for the transition to a non-peacekeeping presence, beginning in October 2019, challenges, including the recent protest against planned fuel price hikes, continue to impede progress made, exposing the fragility of that country’s security and socioeconomic situation and demonstrating the need for strong rule of law legislation, a senior official told the Security Council today.

31 August 2018
SG/A/1830-BIO/5132-PKO/751

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert of the Netherlands as his Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).  She will succeed Ján Kubiš of Slovakia, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his service.

30 August 2018
SG/A/1829-BIO/5125-PKO/750

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Dennis Gyllensporre of Sweden as Force Commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

24 August 2018
SC/13465-PKO/749

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Karen Pierce (United Kingdom):

24 August 2018
SG/SM/19179-PKO/748

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

9 August 2018
SC/13451-PKO/746

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Karen Pierce (United Kingdom):

1 August 2018
SG/A/1822-BIO/5112-PKO/745

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Helen Meagher La Lime of the United States as his Special Representative for Haiti and Head of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH).

13 July 2018
GA/12040

The General Assembly adopted a consensus resolution today endorsing the proposals, recommendations and conclusions of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations from its 2018 substantive session and urging Member States, the Secretariat and relevant United Nations organs to take all necessary steps to implement them.

12 July 2018
SG/A/1818-BIO/5105-PKO/744

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy as Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

3 July 2018
SG/A/1815-BIO/5100-PKO/743

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General José Eladio Alcaín of Uruguay as Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).

2 July 2018
SG/A/1814-BIO/5099-PKO/742

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Stephanie T. Williams of the United States as his Deputy Special Representative for Political Affairs in Libya, United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).

29 June 2018
GA/SPD/658

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) approved a draft resolution on peacekeeping today, endorsing the proposals and conclusions of the report of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations.  It also elected a Vice-Chair to its Bureau.

29 June 2018
SC/13405

The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) for six months until 31 December, adding that there should be no military activity of any kind in the area of separation between Israel and Syria, including Syrian military operations and those conducted by armed opposition groups.

28 June 2018
SC/13400

The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for another year today, maintaining its 13,289 troops and 1,920 police personnel while requesting that the Secretary-General expedite the generation of forces and assets.

27 June 2018
SC/13399-PKO/741

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Vassily A. Nebenzia (Russian Federation):

26 June 2018
SG/SM/19111-PKO/740

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

25 June 2018
SG/SM/19108-PKO/739

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the sixtieth anniversary of unbroken Irish United Nations peacekeeping service, in Dublin on 24 June: