2018 International Day of UN Peacekeepers
The International Day of UN Peacekeepers is observed every year on May 29 to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in United Nations peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage. The day also offers a chance to honor more than 3,700 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948. The 2018 theme is “UN Peacekeepers: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice”.
Topics: Dag Hammarskjöld Medal • Intergovernmental organizations • International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers • Military operations other than war • Organizations • Peacekeeping • United Nations • United Nations peacekeeping