The International Day of Peace, observed every year on 21 September, embodies our shared aspiration to end conflict in all its forms and to safeguard the human rights of all people.
#PK70: 7 things you (probably) didn't know about the participation of women in peacekeeping operations
As UN peacekeeping operations increasingly included humanitarian approaches, women became more and more present. In tandem with this trend, the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) uses various approaches to ensure that gender equality is at the heart of its activities.
31 May 2018
On 29 May, the United Nations celebrate 70 years of peacekeeping operations. Led by the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), peacekeeping operations help create the conditions for sustained peace in countries torn by conflict. But how does a new operation start?
28 May 2018
Human Rights: Due Diligence Policy to safeguard the reputation of the UN, protect Civilians, and foster Accountability
In a visit to Haiti last week, Ajith Sunghay, Human Rights Due Diligence Policy Advisor from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), met with various components of MINUJUSTH, UNCT members, Haitian authorities and international community representatives to dis
08 May 2018