@UN Department of Peace Operations. Supporting peace around the world. Also follow our Head, Under-Secretary-General @Lacroix_UN

New York, NY
Joined June 2009
UN Peacekeeping acts as accelerator of #GlobalGoals. Missions contribute to: ✅Reduction of inequalities (SDG 10) ✅Gender equality (SDG 5) ✅Protection of communities (SDG 11) ✅Strengthening of peace, justice & institutions (SDG 16) & more... #UNGA #A4P #womenpeacesecurity
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Despite ensuring the world can be fed, many rural women suffer from discrimination, systemic racism & structural poverty. We must invest in rural women so they can access the healthcare, social protection & information services they need.
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#COVID19 has left rural women facing: 👉 restricted mobility 👉 disrupted supply chains 👉 increased unpaid care & domestic work Yet, they are on the frontlines of the pandemic response. More on Friday's International Day of #RuralWomen. unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus… via @UN_Women
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Mali songwriter Vieux Farka Touré spoke to UN News about his brand new composition, A Song For The Sahel. Full story here: news.un.org/en/story/2021/10… @UNOCHA @UNGeneva
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Handwashing is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of diseases & save lives. More on hand hygiene from @WHO on Friday's #GlobalHandwashingDay: bit.ly/3j4JmhY
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Promoting the meaningful inclusion of women & advancing their participation in decision-making is a 🔑condition for lasting peace. Click👉ow.ly/Ksxj50Gq8fl to learn how UN peacekeeping supports the #womenpeacesecurity agenda #UNSCR1325 #A4P
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Happy Int'l Day of #RuralWomen! Around the 🌎rural 👩are building their resilience, skills & leadership. Rural women help 🚜 Agricultural & rural development 🥕 Achieve #ZeroHunger 👩‍🌾 #EndPoverty 🦠Fight #COVID19 ☮️Build sustainable peace More: ow.ly/4Cfg50Grz7C @UN_Women
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To help build lasting peace in the countries in which they serve, @UN peacekeeping missions carry out local capacity-building activities. Here, 50 Internal Security Forces officers receive technical & scientific police training on crime scene protection by @UNPOL in @UN_CAR.
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#Photooftheday Bria #CAR🇨🇫| A group of 25 women cultivated red beans on an area of ​​300 m² This initiative is part of a community violence reduction project. Half of the production will be consumed or sold & the remainder kept to serve as seeds during the next growing season.
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#UNMISS peacekeepers from #Bangladesh🇧🇩, during a riverine patrol in Upper Nile 🇸🇸, rescued three people from a capsized boat close to the @UNPeacekeeping mission's landing site. Blue Helmets made sure everyone was safe; the boat was undamaged & they could resume travel. #A4P
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The global movement for women’s rights must not leave #RuralWomen behind. On 15 October, International Day of Rural Women, join us in supporting ALL women in claiming their rights!
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Security Council resolution 2250 recognizes the role that young women & men play in the promotion of international peace & security. 5 pillars for the #YouthPeaceSecurity agenda: 🔹Participation 🔹Protection 🔹Prevention 🔹Partnerships 🔹Disengagement & Reintegration
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In their efforts to help build lasting peace, @UN peacekeeping missions actively engage w/ the communities they serve. @UN_MINUSMA holds awareness-raising sessions in Gao to help local populations better understand its role & mandate. 🔎ow.ly/2sQx50GpmPE
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Despite instability in Mali🇲🇱, there are encouraging signs of progress thanks to women who foster dialogue & support one another. They offer hope for an inclusive society & more secure future.🕊️#womenpeacesecurity #UNSCR1325 #A4P Watch⬇️
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Young people are an essential demographic for driving positive change & building peaceful societies. Along w/ @UNDP & local partners, @unmissmedia hosts a workshop for youth on identifying drivers of conflict & routes to reconciliation. ow.ly/BfMj50Gpn8O #youthpeacesecurity
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🇵 🇭 🇴 🇹 🇴 🇴 🇫 🇹 🇭 🇪 🇩 🇦 🇾 3 of 50 female prison staff of the Democratic Republic of Congo -Kinshasa after completion on 9/10 of training at the luzumu penitentiary school,the 1st in #RDC, built with support of #MONUSCO, demonstrate skill in intervention techniques.
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