MONUSCO Current Affairs, GK & News
The President of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi declared a “State of Siege” due to the increasing violence in the eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. The violence killed more than hundred people and displaced more than 1.5 million. What is the issue? A Ugandan Insurgent faction called Allied Democratic Forces is active in Congo since ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: International / World Current Affairs
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). ..
Topics: AFP Peacekeeping Operations Center • Bansi Ponnappa • Dag Hammarskjöld • Dag Hammarskjöld Medal • Military operations other than war • MONUSCO • Nobel laureates • Organizations • Peacekeeping • United Nations • United Nations peacekeeping
About 115 peacekeepers from 43 different nations, who sacrificed their lives in line of duty were paid tribute by UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres along with other top UN officials and Peacekeeping personnel. Among those honoured by global organisation were two Indians named Jitender Kumar and Shikha Garg. They lost their lives in paece keeping ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs