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Past events

2015 Peacekeeping Day Graphic
29 May 2015 - 1 Jun 2015 | Worldwide
As this year's International Day of UN Peacekeepers falls during the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, we are reflecting on the past, present and future of UN Peacekeeping and reaffirm our commitment to working 'Together for Peace'.
Peacekeepers Day: A force for the future Graphic
29 May 2014 - 30 May 2014 | Worldwide
Focusing on how UN Peacekeeping is evolving to meet new challenges.
Peacekeepers Day: Adapting to New Challenges Graphic
29 May 2013 - 30 May 2013 | Worldwide
International peace and security needs are changing rapidly and this year we are used Peacekeepers Day to focus on how UN Peacekeeping is ‘Adapting to new challenges’.
Peacekeepers Day: Peacekeeping is a Global Partnership Graphic
29 May 2012 - 30 May 2012 | Worldwide
Peacekeeping is a Global Partnership – highlighting the variety of partnerships we have at every stage of our work.
Nigerian FPU Officers speak with children as they patrol the slum of Martissant
29 May 2011 - 30 May 2011 | Worldwide
UN peacekeeping works to improve the rule of law in hotspots around the world.
MINUSTAH also worked to help Haitians during a number of natural disasters over the past 13 years, including heavy rains from tropical storm Noel in 2007, which left thousands of people homeless. Above, a Brazilian UN peacekeeper rescues a baby and his family from a flooded home in Cite Soleil.
29 May 2010 - 30 May 2010 | Worldwide
Responding to Haiti tragedy, UN peacekeepers exemplified dedication and professionalism
Peacekeepers Day: Women in peacekeeping Graphic
29 May 2009 - 30 May 2009 | Worldwide
Over the past six decades, United Nations peacekeeping has evolved into one of the main tools used by the international community to manage complex crises that threaten international peace and security.
Peacekeepers Day: 60th anniversary of UN Peacekeeping Graphic
29 May 2008 - 30 May 2008 | Worldwide
UN peacekeeping has been developed to help countries torn by conflict create conditions for lasting peace since the first mission was established in May 1948.