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22 Oct 2010
  Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects   Mr. Chairman, distinguished delegates,   I am honoured to address the Fourth Committee as it begins its consideration of the agenda item peacekeeping operations in all their aspects.  
4 Aug 2010
The Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) began urgent tripartite talks today in south Lebanon with senior Lebanese and Israeli army representatives to address Tuesday’s border skirmish that killed at least four people, Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said today at a Headquarters news conference.  
22 Jun 2010
Mr President, distinguished members of the General Assembly, I wish to thank the President of the General Assembly for arranging this interactive debate on peacekeeping providing an opportunity to exchange views on the future of United Nations peacekeeping. It is an extremely valuable and timely debate marking the 10th anniversary of the Panel on United Nations Peace Operations led by Mr Brahimi.
28 May 2010
The outstanding resilience of blue helmets in Haiti provided a powerful symbol for the marking of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers this year, United Nations Secretariat officials said this afternoon.   “Haiti tested us to the limit and we showed we have learned from experience and were able to deliver,” Susana Malcorra, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support told correspondents at Headquarters.  “It was the best way to pay tribute to the ones we lost,” she added.  
9 Dec 2009
Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said that while the Secretariat’s New Horizons initiative “would never make any headlines”, it was providing a framework for positive and broad-based discussions on making United Nations peacekeeping more effective on the ground.  Issued as a discussion paper in July, the study highlights the need to strengthen command and control systems at every level, including through more robust accountability frameworks between Headquarters and mission leaders.  
23 Oct 2009
Agenda Item: Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects Council Mr. Chairman, distinguished delegates, I am honoured to address the Fourth Committee as it begins its consideration of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects. Having completed one year at the helm of DPKO, I am especially grateful to have this opportunity to take stock with you, and to chart the way forward together.
15 Sep 2009
Noting that Member States had lauded the United Nations’ recently announced plan to chart a new, improved course for peacekeeping, Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said this afternoon that it was vital that all peacekeeping actors work in the coming weeks and months to ensure those operations were robust and that they adequately protected civilians.
29 Jun 2009
Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentleman