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6 Nov 2019 | UN Headquarters
Briefing by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, on United Nations peacekeeping operations, during the 8661st meeting of the Security Council. Watch on UN Web TV
24 Oct 2019 | UN Headquarters
Briefing by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, on the situation in Sudan - South Sudan, during the 8644th meeting of the Security Council.
17 Oct 2019 | UN Headquarters
Briefing by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, on the situation in Sudan - South Sudan, during the 8643rd meeting of the Security Council. Watch on UN Web TV
15 Oct 2019 | UN Headquarters
Briefing by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, on the situation in Haiti, during the 8641st meeting of the Security Council.
9 Sep 2019 | UN Headquarters
Briefing by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, on United Nations peacekeeping operations during the 8612th meeting of the Security Council.
26 Aug 2019 | UN Headquarters
Briefing by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan during the 8603rd meeting of the Security Council.
18 Jul 2019
United Nations special political missions and peacekeeping operations are some of our most effective tools to promote and maintain international peace and security. But they are temporary. We are strengthening our focus on moments of transition, when our missions are reconfigured or leave a country.  
16 Jul 2019
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General The Secretary-General is saddened by the incident that occurred earlier today at the Amiet Market in Abyei, during which two United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) peacekeepers, conducting a routine patrol, came under attack by unknown assailants. One peacekeeper was killed while the other was wounded. Five civilians from Abyei region were also killed in the incident.  
10 Jul 2019
Remarks by Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations on United Nations peacekeeping operations: strengthening triangular cooperation.
5 Jul 2019
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General The Secretary-General is encouraged by the agreement reached between the Forces for Freedom and Change and the Transitional Military Council on 5 July towards the establishment of transitional governing bodies.  He congratulates the African Union and Ethiopia for their role in mediating the Sudanese-led talks and commends the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) for its support to the process.