Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan receive prestigious UN medal

News:Recently,Indian peacekeepers serving in South Sudan have been awarded the United Nations(UN) medal for their service and contribution to building peace in the country. Facts: About United Nations Peacekeeping:  United Nations Peacekeeping was created in 1948.It provides security and the political and peacebuilding support to help countries make the difficult, early transition from conflict to… Continue reading Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan receive prestigious UN medal

India calls for reforms in peacekeeping at UNSC debate

News:India has asked the UN Security Council to reform the UN peacekeeping by adopting reforms based on incentivisation, innovation and institutionalisation. Facts: United Nations Peacekeeping: United Nations Peacekeeping was created in 1948.United Nations Peacekeeping helps countries torn by conflict create conditions for lasting peace. It maintains three basic principles which are (a)Consent of the parties… Continue reading India calls for reforms in peacekeeping at UNSC debate

Indian peacekeeper to be honoured posthumously with UN medal

The United Nations has announced that it has decided to honour the Indian peacekeeper with a prestigious UN Dag Hammarskjold Medal for courage and sacrifice in the line of duty. Indian UN Peacekeeper had made the sacrifice while serving in the UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo(MONUSCO).This award will be… Continue reading Indian peacekeeper to be honoured posthumously with UN medal