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29 Mar 2019 | New York
Statement delivered by Mr. Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support, at the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial 2019.
26 Mar 2019 | New York
A Brazilian peacekeeper serving in the Central African Republic has been selected to receive the United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award.
23 Mar 2019
Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General The Secretary-General welcomes the establishment of a government in the Central African Republic (CAR) in line with the Political Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation signed in Bangui on 6 February. The Secretary-General commends the leadership role of the African Union in particular in the successful conclusion of the consultations that were held in Addis Ababa from 18 to 20 March, with United Nations support on CAR.
23 Mar 2019
The Secretary-General is shocked and outraged by reports that at least 134 civilians, including women and children, have been killed and at least 55 have been injured following an attack this morning on Ogossagou Peulh village, Mopti region, in central Mali.    The Secretary-General condemns this act and calls on the Malian authorities to swiftly investigate it and bring the perpetrators to justice.   
20 Mar 2019 | New York
Mr. Chair, Distinguished delegates, Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Special Committee on our priorities for taking forward Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) commitments in 2019. Since the Secretary-General launched Action for Peacekeeping almost a year ago today, it has become our core agenda for peacekeeping. At the opening of this session of the C-34, we briefed you on progress to date. Today, we will look forward to the remainder of 2019. Berlin High Level Meeting on A4P Ladies and gentlemen,
28 Feb 2019
The Secretary-General welcomes the 20th anniversary on 1 March of the entry into force of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention – a Convention that has saved countless lives, stopped mutilation and injury and enabled the revitalization of livelihoods.    
25 Feb 2019
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.   It is good to be back in this room after almost two years.   Thank you very much for being here as President Peter Maurer and I, together with Madame Julienne Lusenge, launch an urgent joint appeal for global action to prevent and end sexual and gender-based violence in and around conflict.   
23 Feb 2019
The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack against members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the area of Siby that resulted in the death of three peacekeepers from Guinea and a number of injured. The Secretary-General extends his deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wishes a swift recovery to the injured. He also expresses his solidarity with the people and Government of Guinea.
22 Feb 2019
Under-Secretary General for the Department of Peace Operations, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Mr. Smail Chergui, brief reporters on the Central African Republic.
18 Feb 2019
Dear colleagues,   I am delighted to see our peacekeeping leadership come together to take forward the Action for Peacekeeping initiative.   A4P is our core agenda for peacekeeping, endorsed by over 150 countries and organizations.   Our surge in diplomacy for peace is producing results.   The peace agreements in South Sudan and the Central African Republic are examples of partnership and persistence.     But, of course, we must do far more.