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4 Jun 2014
USGs Announce Expert Panel on Technology and Innovation in UN Peacekeeping Under-Secretaries-General Hervé Ladsous (DPKO) and Ameerah Haq (DFS) announced today the appointment of a five-member Expert Panel to advise them on how best to use new technologies and innovations to benefit United Nations peacekeeping.
29 May 2014
UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL'S REMARKS AT WREATH-LAYING CEREMONY  New York, 29 May 2014  Excellencies,  Secretary-General,  Dear Colleagues,  Ladies and Gentlemen,  It is my great honor to be here with you today as we recognise and pay tribute to our brothers and sisters who have paid the ultimate price while serving in distant lands under the blue flag of the United Nations. Last year, 106 UN Peacekeepers lost their lives. This year, already we have lost 36 of our colleagues.
29 May 2014
Under-Secretary-General Herve Ladsous Remarks at Dag Hammarskjöld Medal Awards Ceremony  on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers  New York, 29 May 2014 Excellencies, Colleagues, Friends, We are gathered here today to honour those who have lost their lives while serving on our Peacekeeping operations. Our UN family members who made this ultimate sacrifice did so so that others could have a better life.
24 Feb 2014
Statement by Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous to the  Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations  24 February 2014  Good morning, ladies and gentleman, distinguished delegates. It is a pleasure to be with you this morning together with Under-Secretary-General Haq. We are also joined by our senior management team including the new leadership of our Office of Military Affairs, Lt. General Ahmed.
9 Jan 2014
Media stakeout, following Security Council meeting on the situation  in South Sudan and Sudan/South Sudan  Hervé Ladsous  United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations  Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,  We just had a long series of consultations in the Security Council, during which several of us briefed the Council on the situation, both, in South Sudan and also between Sudan and South Sudan.
13 Dec 2013
Martin Nesirky: Good afternoon, welcome to the briefing, I am joined by Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous who is of course the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. He is here for his, if you like, end of year press conference. I know he will have some introductory remarks and we will have time for questions, probably for about half an hour. So without further ado, please Mr Ladsous.
28 Oct 2013
[Introduction] Good morning, ladies and gentleman. It is my sincere pleasure to be with you this morning, along with Under-Secretary-General Ameerah Haq to share our perspectives and hear from you on the key challenges and opportunities before UN peacekeeping today.
12 Sep 2013
Associate Spokesperson Farhan Haq: USG Ladsous is here to brief on a range of peacekeeping activities. He will make a short statement first and then we will take your questions after which we will do the second part of the briefing following his presentation. Under-Secretary-General Ladsous, welcome. Opening Remarks: Thank you very much and good morning, or afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.
29 May 2013
For UN Peacekeepers, new means for changing times By Hervé Ladsous* The history of United Nations peacekeeping is one of innovation and adaptation. Until some twenty years ago, UN peacekeeping seemed a more straightforward affair. Blue Helmets were deployed to monitor ceasefires – usually between warring countries. Their role was clear: they observed, reported breaches and facilitated solutions.
29 May 2013
Excellencies, Secretary-General, Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, I am honoured to be here with you today, and join the Secretary-General as we pay tribute to our peacekeeping colleagues who have shown the last full measure of devotion in the service of peace. In 2012, 111 UN peacekeepers from 40 countries lost their lives in the cause of peace, serving as UN peacekeepers. Military, police and civilian colleagues. Since January of this year, a further 25 have been taken from us. Many died as a result of acts of violence. Others were victims of accidents or illness.