Tag: peacekeepers

What have we learnt from AU’s mission in Somalia on urban peacekeeping?

In an ever more urbanising world, peacekeepers will increasingly operate in cities. How do attacks against the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) affected the peacekeepers’ ability to operate in Mogadishu?

U.N. peacekeepers & not just militants, occupied schools in CAR

Thomson Reuters Foundation Armed groups and even United Nations peacekeepers have occupied schools or set up bases nearby in the Central African Republic, preventing countless pupils across the conflict-torn from receiving an education,...

UN identifies 41 Burundi & Gabon troops accused of abuse

Responsibility for further investigations lies with Burundi and Gabon.

While economy crumbles, South Sudan buys weapons – report

South Sudan's economy has effectively collapsed due to government policies that include buying weapons instead of funding social services.

Displaced South Sudanese appeal to U.N. to send more troops

Displaced civilians and religious leaders in war-torn South Sudan appealed to U.N. for more peacekeepers in the capital Juba.