Posts Tagged: peacekeepers

Remembering peacekeepers killed in Cote d’Ivoire

The Presbyterian Ministry at the Untied Nations joins the international community in grieving for the recent attack in Côte d’Ivoire in which seven peacekeepers, erving with the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI),were killed. The peacekeepers, from Niger were on patrol in the proximity of Para village, near the border town of Tai in… Read more »

A prayer for those who serve in the United Nations system

Redeemer and Reconciler, We give thanks for the work of the United Nations and for our sisters and brothers whom you have called to serve within that system. We are thankful that you call women and men from every land. We honor their work, their gifts, and their sacrifice. We pray for those who have… Read more »

UN Security Council acts on Abyei, Sudan

Deeply concerned by the violence, escalating tensions and population displacement in Sudan’s Abyei region and recognizing that the situation demanded an urgent response, the Security Council today authorized the deployment of a peacekeeping force to the disputed area, which straddles Northern and Southern Sudan and is claimed by both. Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent… Read more »

Statement by Secretary Clinton on Agreement To Withdraw Forces from the Abyei Area of Sudan

Press StatementHillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of StateWashington, DC June 20, 2011 Read the statement on the Department of State Web site Earlier today, the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement signed an agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which will reduce tensions in Abyei and improve the security and humanitarian situation on the ground…. Read more »

Learn about UN peacekeeping operations

Learn about United Nations peacekeeping operations around the globe. UN peacekeeping is the second largest deployment of troops around the world, with 17 peacekeeping operations from Haiti to Afghanistan, Iraq to Timor-Leste. This new site is designed to show how…

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