UNMISS Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian-origin Anita Bhatia appointed UN Deputy Executive Director

United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres recently appointed Indian-origin Anita Bhatia as Deputy Executive Director of United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships. Key Highlights Earlier Lakshmi Puri, Veteran Indian diplomat and a gender equality champion had served as Assistant Secretary-General of the United ..

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Indian Army officer appointed Commander of UNMISS

Indian Army’s Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar was as appointed the new force commander of UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) by UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres. About Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar He is a decorated Indian Army officer who has had over 34 years of long distinguished career with Indian Armed Forces. Defence Service: In ..

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Indian peacekeeping Force in South Sudan Awarded UN Medal of Honour

150 Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were honoured with medals of honour by the United Nations for their dedicated service and sacrifice. United Nations Mission in South Sudan UNMISS is working to deter violence against civilians by providing a safe and secure environment for South Sudanese people who have ..

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Indian Army contributes 2,300 personnel for UN peace keeping mission in South Sudan

Indian Army is contributing approximately 2300 personnel to support United Nations Peacekeeping Missions to South Sudan  (UNMISS) in order to bring peace and normalcy in the war-torn country. It includes deployment of seven Garhwal Rifles Infantry battalion group of the Indian Army. The deployment of Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan is under Chapter VII which ..

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