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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,
20 Oct 2016
Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations  Statement to the Fourth Committee  3pm, 20 October 2016  Ladies and gentlemen,  State of peacekeeping in 2011.
19 May 2016
Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous Remarks at Dag Hammarskjöld Medal Awards Ceremony on the  International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers  New York, 19 May 2016  Excellencies,  Colleagues,  Friends,  Thank you all for being present here today, as we honour our fallen brothers and sisters and pay tribute to their courage and sacrifice with the Dag Hammarskjöld medal recognising those that have made the ultimate sacrifice in the cause of peace.
19 May 2016
Today, we gather at this memorial site to lay a wreath to honour the brave men and women who died while serving under the United Nations Flag. Last year, 129 peacekeepers from 50 countries lost their lives due to malicious acts, accidents and disease. It was the 12th time in the last 13 years that more than 100 Blue Helmets fell in one year. The tragic total since 1948 is nearly 3,500. Please join me in a moment of silence in tribute to their bravery. Thank you.
12 Apr 2016
Permanent Representative Stresses Need for Continuing Vigilance as Sanctions Committee Chair Presents Final Report by Expert Panel Stressing that Côte d’Ivoire was well on the path to peace, stability and economic growth, the head of United Nations peacekeeping today called upon the Security Council to phase out the Organization’s peacekeeping operation in the West African country.
6 Apr 2016
Sudan’s Permanent Representative Cites ‘Contradictions’ in Secretary-General’s Report, ‘Hidden Agenda’ for Ongoing UNAMID Presence Intensified fighting since January had resulted in a rapidly worsening security situation and large-scale displacement in Darfur, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations told the Security Council today.
11 Jan 2016
Government Still Committed to Accord, despite Terror Threat, Says Foreign Minister   Delays in implementing elements of Mali’s 2015 peace agreement could unravel the hard-won confidence built between the signatories to the accord, United Nations peacekeeping chief Hervé Ladsous warned today, while briefing the Security Council on the situation in that country.
30 Oct 2015
Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous Statement to the Fourth Committee  30 October 2015  As delivered  Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen,  Introduction.
29 May 2015
To the Editor:   Re “Keeping the Peace, but Accused of Abuse” (Memo From the United Nations, May 26):