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UN News Feature: British commander serves as role model for young women

 


Lieutenant Colonel Katie Hislop of the United Kingdom said she was happy to serve as a role model for young women considering a career with the armed forces. The mother of two was the only woman to head a military contingent at the UN Mission in South Sudan.

 

 

 

 

British Soldiers Receive Medals of Honour for Commitment and Service to The People of South Sudan

                          

                                                                                                                          

Making some sort of positive difference is what serving as a UN peacekeeper is all about, Lieutenant Nick Lytollis reckons.


In numbers: British peacekeepers deploy to four peacekeeping operations*

*UNFICYP, UNMISS, MINUSMA, MONUSCO. UK also contributes personnel to four other peace operations.