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22 Sep 2023 | New York
Joint Communiqué: United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security Holds its Twenty Second Consultative Meeting New York, 18 September — The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its twenty second consultative meeting on 18 September 2023 in New York.
22 Sep 2023 | New York
New York, September 22, 2023 – The United Nations Secretariat and the Republic of Ghana today announced that the 2023 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial meeting will take place in Accra, Ghana on 5-6 December.
13 Sep 2023 | New York City
Peace is a call for action: Ahead of annual gathering of world leaders, peace activists join Guterres’ call for lasting peace in a fractured world
9 Jun 2023
Today, the peacekeeping Mission in the Central African Republic, based in Bangui, announced the decision by the Secretariat to repatriate a unit of 60 Tanzanian military personnel, who were deployed at a temporary operating base in the western part of the country. This follows serious allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse against these peacekeepers. The decision comes after a preliminary investigation which found credible evidence that 11 members of the unit had allegedly engaged in sexual exploitation and abuse of four victims.
23 May 2023
UN Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers and mark the 75th anniversary of UN Peacekeeping on Thursday, 25 May. In 1948, the historic decision was made to deploy military observers to the Middle East to supervise the implementation of Israel-Arab Armistice Agreements, in what became the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization.
22 May 2023
A Ghanaian peacekeeper serving with the United Nations Interim Security Force in Abyei (UNISFA) will receive the 2022 United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award. Captain Cecilia Erzuah, 32, who has served in Abyei since March 2022 as the Commander of the Ghana Engagement Platoon, will receive the award from Secretary-General António Guterres during a ceremony marking the International Day of UN Peacekeepers on Thursday, 25 May 2023.
1 May 2023 | UN Headquarters, New York
New York, 1 May 2023 –United Nations Peacekeeping today launched a special photo exhibition at UN Headquarters in New York to honor the service and sacrifice of uniformed and civilian peacekeepers as it marks its 75th anniversary.  The exhibit is part of a year-long global campaign, under the theme Peace Begins with Me, which seeks to demonstrate the powerful impact of UN Peacekeeping and its partners on the lives of millions of people caught up in catastrophic conflict.
30 Mar 2023
New York, 30 March 2023 – At an event that brought together more than 350 representatives from Member States, UN organizations, academia and civil society, the Elsie Initiative Fund (EIF) launched a third call for funding proposals to support the meaningful participation of uniformed women in UN peace operations.
7 Dec 2022
New York, 7 December 2022 - Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, thanked South Africa for its strong support to United Nations Peacekeeping and for the service and sacrifice of its military and police personnel deployed under the UN flag. South Africa first provided peacekeepers to the United Nations in 1999 when it joined the UN Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC).