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Empowering women in peace operations remains top p...

Praising women’s fundamental contributions to peacekeeping and peacebuilding efforts, the UN peacekeeping chief reiterated on Thursday that empowering women in the military remains a top priority, but...

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Sudan and main rebel group kick off peace talks in...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir is hosting talks between the Sudanese government and the SPLM-North. Sudan’s transitional government and the main rebel group have kicked off a new round of peace talk...

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Uluru Statement from the Heart awarded 2021 Sydney...

Four years after it was written, judges says the ‘powerful and historic offering of peace’ offers a clear agenda for healing in Australia, and ‘it is now up to us all to make its vision a reality’. Th...

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Jenny Lorentzen Moderates Dialogue for the UN Depa...

On Monday the 24th of May, Jenny Lorentzen moderated a virtual dialogue titled “Mandate to Mission: Real Life Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Mali”.

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UN chief following Mali crisis ‘with concern’ as S...

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday to discuss the derailing of Mali’s transitional government following the apparent forced departure of both the President and Prime Minister...

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Women in peacekeeping - A growing force

Female peacekeepers act as role models inspiring women and girls in often male-dominated societies to push for their own rights and for participation in peace processes.

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Secretary-General's video message marking the Inte...

The COVID-19 pandemic is a tragic reminder of how deeply connected we are. There is a clear and urgent need for concrete multilateral solutions, based on common action across borders for the good of a...

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Libya: UN envoy hails new national government afte...

Libya: UN envoy hails new national government after years of ‘paralysis and internal divisions’. After years of “paralysis and internal divisions”, progress towards a lasting peace through stable nati...

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