The United Nations and troop contributors will 'work together to better protect their soldiers and civilians they are serving' said UN peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix at a memorial to honour 14 fallen Tanzanian soldiers.
The head of the United Nations peacekeeping operations today met with peacekeepers injured in the 7 December attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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The Director of the UN Operations and Crisis Centre, Ian Sinclair, describes the worst attack on UN peacekeepers in recent history.
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UN envoy Louise Arbour emphasized the need for global cooperation to capitalize on the benefits of international migration. The remarks came at the conclusion of a UN meeting in Mexico.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called for an international criminal investigation into the attacks against the Rohingya in Myanmar, during a special session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
UN envoy Michael Keating called for collective efforts to tackle security concerns in Somalia.
UN Special Representative Louise Arbour discusses the importance of the preparatory meeting being held in Mexico in early December in the efforts to reach a global compact for migration.