August 3, 2019 (JUBA) - Over 70 Cambodian troops are set to leave the country on Monday to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission
in South Sudan.
Using data collected from 58 countries which have experienced civil war, and also focusing on the specific experience of the UN mission in South Sudan, Dr Jessica di Salvatore investigated the impact of hosting a peacekeeping mission
on local homicide rates.
Lacroix will also meet with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Cyprus and Head of the peacekeeping mission
(UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar, as well as with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, civil society and community representatives.
Pakistani soldier Major Fozia Parveen is doing the country proud as she serves the United Nations' peacekeeping mission
in Cyprus among other female military and staff officers.
In 2007, India became the first country to deploy an all-women contingent to a UN peacekeeping mission
. Indian peacekeepers have served in UN peacekeeping missions
by protecting civilians and support peace processes, and also carry out specialist tasks.
"Some 70 years after the inaugural UN peacekeeping mission
was established, we have developed solid peacekeeping principles," Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the UN Mansour Al-Otaibi said amid annual UN talks over peacekeeping operations.
A 180-member strong contingent of female police of Bangladesh Police left Dhaka for joining the UN peacekeeping mission
in Dr Congo by a chartered aircraft of the United Nations (UN) in the early hours of Tuesday.
The drafting of peacekeeping mission
mandates should be a phased process to allow for consultation with relevant troop- and police-contributing countries, she said.
Also, temporarily cash surpluses in one peacekeeping mission
cannot be used to bridge shortfalls in another.
It is also the only UN peacekeeping mission
where the top three positions - civilian, military and police - are all held by women.
Tokyo: The Japanese government announced that it will dispatch two members of its Self-Defence Force (SDF) to the Sinai Peninsula in east Egypt as part of a multinational peacekeeping mission
later this month.