UN struggles to agree on global peacekeeping budget

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UN struggles to agree on global peacekeeping budget” – below is their description. In regions of conflict or natural disaster, thousands of soldiers and staff are deployed from around the world to help. These are the UN peacekeepers, aka the Blue Helmets, and theirs is an expensive … Read more UN struggles to agree on global peacekeeping budget

Ethiopia-Tigray conflict: Three Doctors Without Borders workers killed in Tigray

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Ethiopia-Tigray conflict: Three Doctors Without Borders workers killed in Tigray” – below is their description. In this edition, the spike in violence in the Tigray region continues with the murder of three humanitarian workers. Our correspondent in Addis-Ababas brings us more on the story. Also, 15 UN … Read more Ethiopia-Tigray conflict: Three Doctors Without Borders workers killed in Tigray

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

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

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

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

Rule of lawlessness? Haitians outraged over spike in kidnappings

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Rule of lawlessness? Haitians outraged over spike in kidnappings” – below is their description. What to do when armed gangs have more firepower than the police? In Haiti, last Sunday’s kidnapping for ransom of seven Catholic clerics throws the spotlight on a land where shantytowns are fiefdoms … Read more Rule of lawlessness? Haitians outraged over spike in kidnappings

Time to apologise? France grapples with its role in Rwanda genocide

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Time to apologise? France grapples with its role in Rwanda genocide” – below is their description. This date in 1994 marks the start of one of those moments of collective failure for humanity. The Rwandan genocide remembered, 100 days of gruesome slaughter that left an estimated 800 … Read more Time to apologise? France grapples with its role in Rwanda genocide

Liberia: Literacy project gives sexual exploitation survivors hope for the future

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Liberia: Literacy project gives sexual exploitation survivors hope for the future” – below is their description. In Liberia, a UNESCO project helps victims of sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers learn new skills for a fresh start in life. In eight localities of Monrovia and Montserrado counties, … Read more Liberia: Literacy project gives sexual exploitation survivors hope for the future

China to donate 300,000 doses of vaccines to UN peacekeepers

CGTN published this video item, entitled “China to donate 300,000 doses of vaccines to UN peacekeepers” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, on Monday notified UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of China’s intention to donate 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to UN peacekeepers, with priority … Read more China to donate 300,000 doses of vaccines to UN peacekeepers

Women peacekeepers respond to their naysayers

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Women peacekeepers respond to their naysayers” – below is their description. Women & girls all over the world face sexist and discouraging comments every day. These UN peacekeepers didn’t listen — watch them respond to their naysayers who didn’t think they’d come this far. United Nations YouTube Channel … Read more Women peacekeepers respond to their naysayers

UN Peacekeepers wish loved ones Happy Valentine’s Day

United Nations published this video item, entitled “UN Peacekeepers wish loved ones Happy Valentine’s Day” – below is their description. This Valentine’s Day, UN peacekeepers are sending messages to loved ones they haven’t seen in months, or even years at a time. Helping to create sustainable peace, they operate in remote areas far from home, … Read more UN Peacekeepers wish loved ones Happy Valentine’s Day

China’s growing role in UN peacekeeping missions in Africa

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China’s growing role in UN peacekeeping missions in Africa” – below is their description. Africa is where the United Nations has deployed seven of its 13 peacekeeping operations – which globally comprise more than 100,000 military, police, and civilian personnel. 80 per cent of China’s UN … Read more China’s growing role in UN peacekeeping missions in Africa