UN warns Haiti aid response is underfunded

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UN warns Haiti aid response is underfunded” – below is their description. The United Nations says there is not enough money to cover this year’s humanitarian response plan in Haiti. That is even though political instability and the coronavirus pandemic have left many more people in need … Read more UN warns Haiti aid response is underfunded

Security Council President (Estonia) on Central African Republic – Media Stakeout (7 Jun 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Security Council President (Estonia) on Central African Republic – Media Stakeout (7 Jun 2021)” – below is their description. Elements to the press by Gert Auväärt, Deputy Permanent Representative of Estonia and President of the Security Council for the month of June, following closed consultations on the Central … Read more Security Council President (Estonia) on Central African Republic – Media Stakeout (7 Jun 2021)

International Day of UN Peacekeepers – Press Conference (27 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “International Day of UN Peacekeepers – Press Conference (27 May 2021)” – below is their description. Peacekeeping Chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix today (27 May) said “this is a time of extreme challenges and danger for all Mali and the region,” expressing concern that the arrest Monday of President Bah … Read more International Day of UN Peacekeepers – Press Conference (27 May 2021)

UN Chief calls young peacekeepers to offer thanks

United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN Chief calls young peacekeepers to offer thanks” – below is their description. Young peacekeepers deploy to some of the most dangerous parts of the world. Reaching out to them to express his appreciation, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said, “Not only you are giving a fantastic contribution … Read more UN Chief calls young peacekeepers to offer thanks

China’s armed forces in UN peacekeeping operations

CGTN published this video item, entitled “China’s armed forces in UN peacekeeping operations” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-29/China-s-armed-forces-in-UN-peacekeeping-operations-10Ess6deVHi/index.html May 29 marks the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. More than 2,500 Chinese peacekeepers are on duty in eight mission areas and at UN headquarters. Since 1990, China has participated in more than … Read more China’s armed forces in UN peacekeeping operations

400,000 people in DRC potentially affected by volcano eruption & other topics – Daily Briefing

United Nations published this video item, entitled “400,000 people in DRC potentially affected by volcano eruption & other topics – Daily Briefing” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Yemen – Lebanon, – Liby – Afghanistan – Ethiopia – … Read more 400,000 people in DRC potentially affected by volcano eruption & other topics – Daily Briefing

Wreath-laying Ceremony to Honour Fallen Peacekeepers – International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2021

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Wreath-laying Ceremony to Honour Fallen Peacekeepers – International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2021” – below is their description. With a focus for this year’s International Day of UN Peacekeepers on youth, peace and security, the UN chief told a commemorative ceremony on Thursday “despite COVID-19, across all our … Read more Wreath-laying Ceremony to Honour Fallen Peacekeepers – International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2021

UN Gender Advocate Award shows need for cultural shift

United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN Gender Advocate Award shows need for cultural shift” – below is their description. A United Nations peacekeeper who helped women in Darfur secure safety has been recognized with a prestigious award for gender advocacy. Major Steplyne Nyaboga, from Kenya who served in Darfur, won the United Nations … Read more UN Gender Advocate Award shows need for cultural shift

Peacekeeping, Vaccine Equity, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Peacekeeping, Vaccine Equity, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Peacekeeping – Secretary-General/Vaccine Equity – Somalia – Mali – Democratic Republic Of The Congo – Armenia/Azerbaijan – Middle East … Read more Peacekeeping, Vaccine Equity, Somalia & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2021)

The power of youth for peace and security

United Nations published this video item, entitled “The power of youth for peace and security” – below is their description. Young people are essential in promoting peace and security around the world. UN peacekeeping operations amplify the voices of the youth and ensure that they are included in planning and decision-making. They support young people … Read more The power of youth for peace and security

Residents Affected by Volcano Eruption Near Congolese City of Goma Flee for Safety

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Residents Affected by Volcano Eruption Near Congolese City of Goma Flee for Safety” – below is their description. Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo erupted for the first time in nearly two decades Saturday, turning the night sky a fiery red and sending lava onto a major highway as panicked … Read more Residents Affected by Volcano Eruption Near Congolese City of Goma Flee for Safety

Tigrayan soldiers in Sudan refuse to be repatriated to home country

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tigrayan soldiers in Sudan refuse to be repatriated to home country” – below is their description. Ethiopian peacekeepers in Sudan are refusing to be sent back to their home country. The soldiers were part of a joint mission to Darfur by the UN and African Union. But … Read more Tigrayan soldiers in Sudan refuse to be repatriated to home country

East Jerusalem, Central African Republic, Myanmar & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “East Jerusalem, Central African Republic, Myanmar & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 May 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: -Middle East -Central African Republic -Myanmar -COVAX -COVID-19/Nepal -Sexual Exploitation and Abuse -UNIFIL -Kenya/Somalia -Somalia -Afghanistan -International Day … Read more East Jerusalem, Central African Republic, Myanmar & other topics – Daily Briefing (10 May 2021)

Hundreds of British troops deployed to counter Islamist extremism in Mali – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Hundreds of British troops deployed to counter Islamist extremism in Mali – BBC News” – below is their description. 300 British troops have been deployed to Mali in west Africa. They have joined the United Nations peacekeeping mission to the country. It’s one of the most dangerous operations … Read more Hundreds of British troops deployed to counter Islamist extremism in Mali – BBC News

Elsie Initiative Fund for Uniformed Women in Peace Operations

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Elsie Initiative Fund for Uniformed Women in Peace Operations” – below is their description. The Elsie Initiative Fund for Uniformed Women in Peace Operations is launching its second programming round on 28 April 2021, with a high-level virtual event, and a call for letters of interest for the … Read more Elsie Initiative Fund for Uniformed Women in Peace Operations