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People for Peace

More than one million peacekeepers have served for peace under the UN flag, but they are not alone in the pursuit of peace. Peacekeeping is powered by strong and diverse partnerships. In this series of first-person narratives, we bring you the voices of peacekeepers and partners across the world.

Read and share their stories

 

Mame Rokhaya Lo on empowering women in Ituri, DRC

 

Téné Maimouna Zoungrana on breaking gender barriers in the prison and corrections field

 

Delu Lusambia on supporting victims of sexual exploitation and abuse in the DRC

 

People for Peace: Rachel Adau Gieu, on women’s rights in South Sudan

 

People for Peace: Major Kakule Kapitu Jean Marie on positive masculinity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Rem Sreypy on demining in south Lebanon

 

Captain Deepak Kumar on the importance of partnerships in multi-national peacekeeping

 

People for Peace: Likiso Irene Lasu Silwa, from fleeing war to building peace, one show at a time

 

People for Peace: Gender Affairs Officer Lauren McAlister on building partnerships to advance women’s participation in Cyprus

 

People for Peace: From weaving recycled bags to preventing violence against women, Jeanne d’Arc believes in the power of one