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25 Jun 2024
Kinshasa, 25 June 2024 — The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) today closed its Bukavu office, the nerve centre of its South Kivu operations for more than 20 years with a high-level event. On 30 June, as agreed with the Government of the DRC, the Mission will complete its withdrawal from South Kivu marking the end of the first phase of its disengagement from the country.
28 May 2024
UN Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Thursday, 30 May 2024. 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. Since that time, more than two million peacekeepers from 125 countries have since served in 71 operations around the world. Today, some 76,000 women and men are serving in 11 conflict zones across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
28 May 2024
5 Mar 2024
Mr. President, Thank you for the opportunity to brief the Security Council on the report of the Secretary-General and my recent visit to South Sudan to make a first-hand assessment of the situation on the ground.
22 Feb 2024 | New York
Marking a significant milestone, the Republic of Kazakhstan officially announced its inaugural independent commitment of a military contingent to United Nations Peacekeeping on 14 February.
6 Dec 2023
Ninety-one Member States and three international organizations expressed their collective commitment and political support to United Nations Peacekeeping at the 2023 Ministerial, which concluded in Accra, Ghana today. At the first Peacekeeping Ministerial held in Africa, 57 Member States announced new pledges to meet current and future challenges and needs, in line with ongoing reform under Action for Peacekeeping and A4P+, key priorities to improve peacekeeping effectiveness.
4 Dec 2023
Ministers and delegates from more than 85 countries and international organizations will meet in Accra, Ghana for the 2023 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial meeting on 5-6 December to express their collective commitment to UN Peacekeeping. The Ministerial seeks to secure vital political support and concrete commitments to strengthen UN Peacekeeping efforts to meet current and future challenges and needs, in line with ongoing reform under Action for Peacekeeping and the A4P+ implementation plan.
10 Nov 2023 | New York
The United Nations has announced that Police First Sergeant Renita Rismayanti, of Indonesia, will receive the 2023 United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year Award on 16 November 2023.  The award will be presented during the annual United Nations Police Week, taking place at United Nations Headquarters from 13 to 17 November. 
24 Oct 2023 | New York
New York, 24 October 2023 – An interactive photographic exhibition featuring portraits of women peacebuilders and peacekeepers will pay tribute to their vital contribution on 25 October, outside United Nations Headquarters in New York.