Peacekeeping Current Affairs, GK & News
The Seventh Edition of the joint military training exercise between the Indian Army and the Sri Lankan Army, Exercise Mitra Shakti will be conducted at the Foreign Training Node (FTN), Pune from 1st December 2019. The two-week-long military training exercise will be concluded on December 14, 2019. The aim of the joint training exercise will ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The United Nations, after approval of the United Nations Security council often deploys peacekeepers in regions where there are troubles and danger to human life and dignity. These peacekeepers are made up of volunteers from the member states of the UN. India’s peacekeeping efforts India has been and remains one of the world’s largest contributors ..
The United States Security Council has approved a resolution that will halt the withdrawn of the combined United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in the politically unstable Darfur region in Sudan. Facts to remember about Sudan Sudan is an African Country located in the North-East of Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the North and ..
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 ..
Topics: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers • Military operations • Military operations other than war • Organizations • Peacekeeping • United Nations • United Nations Department of Peace Operations • United Nations peacekeeping • United Nations Truce Supervision Organization
The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar has been appointed as the new Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). He succeeded Lieutenant General Frank Kamanzi of Rwanda who completes his assignment on May 26. India is the fourth largest contributor of uniformed personnel to the ..
Topics: Abyei • In South Sudan • Military • Pakistan military presence in other countries • Peacekeeping • Politics by country • Shailesh Tinaikar • United Nations Mission in South Sudan • United Nations Mission in Sudan • United Nations peacekeeping