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2019 edition of International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is observed every year on May 29 to pay tribute to the invaluable contribution by the uniformed and civilian personnel and to honour more than 3,800 peacekeepers who have lost their lives while rendering peacekeeping services. The 2019 theme is “Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace”. This is the date ..

Jitender Kumar to be honoured with posthumously with 2019 UN Dag Hammarskjold Medal

Police Officer Jitender Kumar is among the 119 military, police and civilian personnel who will be honoured with a prestigious 2019 UN Dag Hammarskjold Medal for courage and sacrifice in the line of duty. Kumar made the supreme sacrifice while serving in the UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). ..

India-Africa Joint field training exercise ‘AFINDEX-19’ to be held in Pune

Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27. AFINDEX-19 aims to train the participating contingents in Humanitarian Mine Assistance (HMA) and Peace Keeping Operations (PKO) under the United Nations Charter through comprehensive discussions and exercises.

Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) being conducted in Pune

In Maharashtra, the 10-day long Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27. The purpose of the exercise is to train the participating contingents in Humanitarian Mine Assistance (HMA) and Peace Keeping Operations (PKO) under the United Nations Charter. ..

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 ..

The 3rd edition of United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP) inaugurated in New Delhi

On May 8, the third edition of the United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP) was inaugurated in New Delhi to build and enhance the capacity of the African Troop Contributing Countries to the UN. The UNPCAP sessions will be held from May 7-25. The course is conducted by the Centre for United Nations ..

Herve Ladsous : New peacekeeping operation head appointed by the UN

Herve Ladsous  appointed new chief of United Nations peacekeeping operations.  Ladsous replaces Alain Le Roy. Ladsous will be in charge of some 1,20,000 peacekeepers Ladsous will monitors more than $7-billion budget for missions in Haiti, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, many other parts around the world. .