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29 May 2020 - 29 May 2020 | Virtual Celebration
Every year on 29 May, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. On this day, we pay tribute to all the women and men who have served as military, police or civilians in UN Peacekeeping operations. We commend their professionalism, dedication and courage and honour the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.
13 Apr 2020 - 13 Apr 2020 | Online
The Department of Peace Operations, together with the Department of Operational Support, held its first virtual press conference on 13 April on UN Peacekeeping's response to COVID-19.
13 Apr 2020 - 13 Apr 2020
Le Département des opérations de maintien de la paix, en collaboration avec le Département de l'appui opérationnel, a tenu sa première conférence de presse virtuelle le 13 avril sur la réponse des opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies au COVID-19.
19 Nov 2019 - 19 Nov 2019 | UN Headquarters in New York
The United Nations Inter-Agency Working Group on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (IAWG-DDR) is delighted to invite you to the official high-level launch of the revised United Nations Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards (IDDRS) on 19 November 2019, from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the ECOSOC Chamber at UNHQ, New York.
10 Jul 2019 - 11 Jul 2019 | New York
Senior military officials from more than 110 Member States and regional organizations, including 56 chiefs of defence staff, participate in the third biennial Chiefs of Defence Conference, on 10 and 11 July at UN Headquarters, New York.
28 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 | Kazakhstan
The 5th International Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Symposium will be hosted by the United Nations Department of Operational Support (DOS) in cooperation with the Government of Kazakhstan, and will be held from 28 May to 31 May 2019 in the city of Nur-Sultan, in Kazakhstan.
#ProtectingPeace #PKDay
24 May 2019 - 29 May 2019 | UNHQ New York
Every year on 29 May, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. On this day, we pay tribute to all the men and women who have served as military, police or civilians in UN Peacekeeping operations. We commend their professionalism, dedication and courage and honour the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.
29 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019 | UN Headquarters, New York
The United Nations is hosting the 2019 United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial on Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection on 29 March 2019 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
5 Nov 2018 - 9 Nov 2018 | New York
Heads of Police Components (HOPCs) in UN Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions will come to New York to discuss strategic police priorities and to brief the Security Council and the C-34 (the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations).
July 20, 2003: Joseph Duo
26 Oct 2018 - 13 Jan 2019 | Bronx Documentary Center, New York City
Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros’ powerful photographs played an important role in moving the world to action and ultimately bringing the Liberian conflict to an end.