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26 May 2022 | New York, NY
Secretary-General,   Excellencies,   Dear Colleagues,   Family of peacekeeping and friends of peacekeeping,  I am both humbled and greatly honoured to accept the Dag Hammarskjöld medal on behalf of the civilian peacekeepers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the service of peace.  Today, I receive this medal on behalf of the families of 60 civilian personnel from 19 Member States.   
7 Dec 2021
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honored to moderate this session on Partnership, Training, and Capacity Building. I thank the Republic of Korea for hosting the Peacekeeping Ministerial despite COVID-19 challenges. Training & Capacity Building The quality of training and capacity building plays a crucial role in the performance and effectiveness of UN peacekeeping. It is also essential to making progress across all areas of Action for Peacekeeping plus.
8 Dec 2020 | UN Headquarters
Briefing by Mr. Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support, on Sudan. Watch on UN Web TV
25 Apr 2020 | UN Headquarters
by Atul Khare and Jean-Pierre Lacroix United Nations peace operations promote stability and security in some of the world’s most dangerous and fragile places. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, overstretched UN peacekeepers—civilian, military,  and police—were a thin blue line helping to protect civilians, support peace agreements and contain conflicts in hot spots and war zones across the globe.
29 Mar 2019 | New York
Statement delivered by Mr. Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support, at the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial 2019.
21 Dec 2018 | New York
Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support, Mr. Atul Khare, has released a video message to the staff, clients and partners of the new United Nations Department for Operational Support, which will be established as of 1 January 2019, conveying well-wishes.
30 Oct 2018
Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support to the Fourth Committee. 
20 Jun 2018
Atul Khare, Under-Secretary General for the Department of Field Support, discusses UNCOPS 2018 and charting a vision for UN Police to strengthen its ability to effectively prevent and address security threats before they transcend borders.
1 Jun 2018
Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping, and Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, discuss peacekeeping operations.
12 Mar 2018
Remarks by Mr. Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Field Operations (UN-DFS), on the Elsie Initiative on Women in Peacekeeping (CSW62 Side Event).