Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping

30 May 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of James Swan of the United States as his Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).

29 May 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Shivaram Kharel of Nepal as the acting Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). 

24 May 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar of India as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

24 May 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Captain Diagne Medal ceremony, in New York today:

24 May 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the wreath-laying ceremony on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, in New York today:

24 May 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal ceremony, in New York today:

23 May 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Peacekeepers, observed on 29 May:

22 May 2019
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Continuing its consideration of the United Nations peacekeeping budget, the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today took up the proposed 2019/20 budget of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and heard the introduction of a draft resolution on financing the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

21 May 2019
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia):

21 May 2019
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As New York Headquarters observes the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday, 24 May, Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all fallen peacekeepers and preside over a ceremony for the posthumous award of the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 119 military, police and civilian personnel who have paid the ultimate price while serving in peacekeeping operations in 2018 and early 2019.

20 May 2019
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António Guterres will award the Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage to the late Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi on Friday, 24 May, during the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers commemorations at Headquarters in New York.

19 May 2019
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia):

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

13 May 2019
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The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization), acting without a vote today, approved a resolution inviting the 34-member Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations to continue to review proposals aimed at enhancing the United Nations capacity in that critical arena.

7 May 2019
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The Security Council underscored the importance of peacekeeping as one of the most effective tools available to the United Nations in the promotion and maintenance of international peace and security.

7 May 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on “United Nations operations:  peacekeeping training and capacity-building”, in New York today:

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

22 April 2019
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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Christoph Heusgen (Germany):

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

19 April 2019
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The Secretary-General is deeply saddened at the sudden passing of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana, Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observation Force (UNDOF).