UN peacekeeping missions

India seeks greater role for troops contributing countries in UN peacekeeping missions

Today's peacekeeping requires a political consensus among Security Council members, Troop Contributors and Secretariat on the cost, limits and dangers of operations in high-risk environments.

Oct 05, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Indian army expedites buying military hardware for UN missions

A report by the UN pointed out poor maintenance and serviceability of equipment and platforms used by the Indian troops and held back a reimbursement amount of Rs 338 crore, official sources said.


Jun 25, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

UN reiterates making peacekeeping missions more gender-balanced

A senior UN peacekeeping official on Thursday said that the organisation is committed to increasing the number of female peacekeepers, urging worldwide efforts to make peacekeeping troops more gender-balanced.

Sep 08, 2016, 21:35 PM IST

Confirmed: PM Sharif to lead Pakistan delegation to 70th Session of United Nations General Assembly

The Pakistan Foreign Office on Tuesday confirmed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undertake a visit to New York to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly Session from September 25 to September 30.

Sep 22, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Atul Khare named head of UN Department of Field Support

Senior Indian diplomat Atul Khare has been named by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as the head of the UN department that provides dedicated support to peacekeeping missions around the world, making him one of the highest ranking Indian officials in the world body.

Jan 08, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Vietnam to participate in UN peacekeeping missions

Facing a rising demand, the UN has publicly appealed for countries to send more troops and police officers to help carry out its peacekeeping missions around the world.

Feb 26, 2013, 11:58 AM IST