Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping

6 November 2019
SC/14016

From community outreach to counter-terrorism forensics to daily security patrols, police officers deployed as part of United Nations peacekeeping operations serve crucial functions across the world, the Security Council heard today as it was briefed by force leaders and other senior officials.

1 November 2019
PKO/802

Major Seynabou Diouf of the Senegal National Police has been selected as the 2019 United Nations Female Police Officer of the Year.

25 October 2019
SG/A/1920*-BIO/5280*-PKO/801

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of David McLachlan-Karr of Australia as his Deputy Special Representative in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), where he will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator.

17 October 2019
SG/SM/19818-PKO/800

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

6 October 2019
SG/SM/19794-PKO/799

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

27 September 2019
SG/SM/19785-PKO/798

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

9 September 2019
SC/13943

Fostering more flexible peacekeeping operations, building stronger partnerships, improving rapid deployment and ensuring stable funding for mandates are part of measures required to enhance safety and security of the blue helmets and improve results on the ground for the people who depend on them, the Under‑Secretary-General for Peace Operations told the Security Council today.

18 July 2019
SC/13890-PKO/797

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

16 July 2019
SG/SM/19667-PKO/796

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

10 July 2019
SC/13877

Spotlighting the relevance of strong triangular cooperation, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, told the Security Council today that its work with police- and troop-contributing countries and the Secretariat is critical to ensuring continued progress and enhancing operations in the field.

3 July 2019
GA/AB/4328

Concluding the second part of its resumed session, the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today sent 22 draft resolutions and 1 draft decision to the General Assembly, asking it to authorize an annual United Nations peacekeeping budget of $6.51 billion and have the Secretary-General explore options to improve the Organization’s cash position.

18 June 2019
SC/13847

The Force Commanders of peacekeeping missions in Darfur and Cyprus briefed the Security Council today on their cooperation with host countries, focusing on civilian protection, improving personnel performance and navigating complex sociopolitical shifts — including those currently unfolding in Sudan.

30 May 2019
SG/A/1877-BIO/5208-PKO/795

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
SG/A/1875-BIO/5206-PKO/794

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
SG/SM/19595-OBV/1886-PKO/790

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
SG/SM/19597-HQ/729-PKO/792

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

24 May 2019
SG/A/1873-BIO/5204-PKO/793

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:

23 May 2019
SG/SM/19592-OBV/1885-PKO/789

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

22 May 2019
GA/AB/4324

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).