UN peacekeepers

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

UN rights chief’s visit: Conflicting expectations and a hope for positive change

UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

The power of partnerships: Why supporting our peacekeepers matters more now than ever

UN peacekeeping is not alone in this endeavour. Many partners work alongside us in the cause of peace.  

September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018
USA

US wants to toughen UN response to peacekeeper misconduct

The United States has presented a draft Security Council resolution aimed at toughening the UN response to failures by peacekeepers in their mission to protect civilians, US Ambassador Nikki Haley says.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

4 Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers killed in Mali explosion

Four Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers are killed and four others injured in an IED (improvised explosive device) blast in Mali, says Inter Services Public Relations.

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

5 UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

Five United Nations peacekeepers are killed and another seriously injured in an attack in central Mali. The soldiers - who were from Togo - were travelling in the Mopti region when their vehicle came under fire before hitting a landmine.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

2 Bangladesh UN peacekeepers die in Mali storm

Two Bangladeshis on UN peacekeeping mission were killed and five injured in a storm in Mali.

March 12, 2016
March 12, 2016

UN votes to send home peacekeepers accused of sexual abuse

The UN Security Council adopts a resolution calling for the repatriation of peacekeeping units whose soldiers face allegations of sexual abuse.

June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015

UN troops 'barter goods for sex'

UN peacekeepers regularly barter goods for sex with people in the countries the world body is meant to be helping, a draft UN report says.