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26 Oct 2017 | New York
The Secretary-General strongly condemns today’s attack against a logistic convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) travelling from Tessalit to Aguelhok in Kidal region. The attack killed three and injured two peacekeepers from Chad.   The Secretary-General conveys his sincere condolences to the Government of Chad as well as his profound sympathies to the families and loved ones of the victims. He wishes a swift recovery to the wounded.  
25 Sep 2017 | New York
New York – The UN Migration Agency Director General William Lacy Swing and the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix signed a Memorandum of Understanding this past weekend (23/09).
20 Sep 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
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26 Jul 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
The Secretary-General condemns the killing of two peacekeepers of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on 25 July in Bangassou. This incident brings to nine the number of peacekeepers killed in service in Bangassou since the beginning of the year. 
23 Jul 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
The Secretary-General condemns the killing on 23 July by suspected anti-Balaka militias of a peacekeeper of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) in Bangassou, south east of the country. Three others were injured.   The Secretary-General offers his condolences to the bereaved family and to the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco. He also wishes speedy recovery to those injured.  
7 Jul 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
Watch the video on webtv.un.org: I am honoured to welcome you to New York. Thank you for your commitment to UN peacekeeping.   Our partnership has never been more important. Across the globe, armed conflict scars countless civilians and destabilizes entire regions.   UN blue helmets brave danger so others can enjoy safety. The men and women serving in peacekeeping deserve our gratitude.  
7 Jul 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
Excellencies, generals, admirals, ladies and gentlemen,
7 Jul 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
The Chiefs of Defence and senior military officials from over 100 Members States, the Chair of the European Union Military Committee, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, four current UN Force Commanders and other senior UN officials met in New-York on the 7th of July 2017 for the second-ever Chiefs of Defence Conference.
6 Jul 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
Distinguished Chiefs of Defence, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,
29 May 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York
Watch English on webtv.un.org: For nearly 70 years, UN peacekeeping has proven to be one of the international community’s most effective investments in peace, security and prosperity.    Demand for UN peacekeepers has risen steadily over the years, and deployment is now near an all-time high. Peacekeeping has had a positive impact on the lives of millions of people around the world.