Peace and Security

Denouncing attacks against Baghdad protesters, UN warns ‘violence risks placing Iraq on dangerous trajectory’ The top UN official in Iraq has strongly condemned the shooting of unarmed protesters in Baghdad on Friday night, which left a high number of deaths and injuries among innocent citizens, calling for the perpetrators to be “identified and brought ...
UN evaluates progress in improving peacekeeping performance The international community on Friday took stock of action to improve UN peacekeeping in line with a Security Council resolution aimed at enhancing performance at all levels, both at Headquarters in New York and in the field. 
NATO Secretary General meeting with the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of... On Monday 9 December 2019, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will have a meeting with the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security of the European Union, Mr. Josep Borrell at the European Commission.
NATO leaders take decisions to adapt the Alliance for the future NATO Heads of State and Government returned to the Alliance’s first home in London on 3 and 4 December 2019 to mark its 70th anniversary.
They reaffirmed their commitment to fair burden-sharing across NATO.
They also agreed on NATO’s adaptation ...
Secretary General: as the world changes, NATO will continue to change The NATO leaders’ meeting marking the 70th anniversary of the Alliance wrapped up in London on Wednesday (4 December 2019). After the working session, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “Our meeting has once again demonstrated that NATO remains the only ...
NATO Deputy Secretary General to attend the OSCE Ministerial Council The NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, will visit Bratislava on Thursday, 5 December 2019 to attend the Ministerial Council of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
Secretary General: NATO is strong and continues to adapt for the future NATO leaders are meeting in London on Wednesday (4 December 2019) to mark the 70th anniversary of the Alliance, and take decisions to adapt for the future.
Meeting of NATO leaders gets underway Heads of State and Government from all NATO Allies, plus invitee North Macedonia, are meeting in London on Wednesday (4 December 2019). Leaders are meeting to mark the 70th anniversary of the Alliance, and are expected to take a range ...
South Sudan: UN calls for end to inter-communal clashes, attacks against aid workers Peacekeepers have been sent to the northern Lakes region in South Sudan in a bid to deter further violence between communities there, the UN Mission in the country, UNMISS, said on Tuesday.
Protests and civil unrest show ‘renewed sense of patriotism’ in Iraq, UN envoy tells Security Council After decades of sectarian strife and conflict, “a renewed sense of patriotism has taken hold”, the head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) told the Security Council on Tuesday.
NATO: 70 years in 70 seconds For 70 years, the bond between Europe and North America has made NATO the strongest alliance in history. We are a partnership of people, bound by shared history, values and goals. Together we work to prevent conflict and preserve peace ...
‘Continuing deterioration’ leaves Mali facing critical security level: UN expert Security in Mali has become critical, with unprecedented incidents of communal violence and increasingly more deadly terror attacks, reported a UN human rights expert on Monday, following a 10-day visit to the country.
FROM THE FIELD: India’s plastic waste revolution The recycling of plastic waste in India is boosting the incomes of impoverished women and helping build roads and fire cement furnaces, thanks to support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 
Political solution ‘long overdue’ to protect the children of eastern Ukraine Nearly half a million children in eastern Ukraine continue to face “grave risks” to their physical health and psychological well-being, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday.
Friday’s Daily Brief: violence in DR Congo, protester deaths in Iraq, human rights in Colombia, climate change conference, ‘high human... A recap of Friday’s stories in brief: attacks on communities in an Ebola outbreak hotspot in eastern DRC sparks a humanitarian crisis; Guterres expresses concerns at continued protester deaths in Iraq; UN-appointed panel raises concerns about violence against indigenous rights ...
On the road with NATO forces in Poland Smooth and rapid movement of troops and equipment is vital for NATO operations. So how does the Alliance move its gear quickly—throughout NATO countries and across borders—while also keeping civilian motorists safe on public highways?
This video features a unit ...
Securing the Black Sea The Black Sea is a crossroads between Europe and Asia and an important waterway for trade and commerce. Its security is vital for the countries that border it, including NATO Allies Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey and partners Georgia and Ukraine, ...
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