International Day of United Nations Peacemakers 2024

Post Name : International Day of United Nations Peacemakers 2024
Post Date :  28 May , 2024
Post Description : UN peacekeepers have been working in the world’s most precarious political and security environments for 76 years, saving and transforming lives along the way. Over two million military and civilian personnel have assisted countries in ending their conflicts and establishing peace since 1948. There are currently about 70,000 peacekeepers working on 11 missions across the globe.

International Day of United Nations Peacemakers 2024

Theme: “Fit for the future, building better together”

Objective:
  • Support New Agenda for Peace: A stronger, comprehensive response to security threats.
  • Honor Service and Sacrifice: Recognize over 4,000 peacekeepers who lost their lives.
History:
  • Established in 2002 by the UN General Assembly.
  • Date Significance: Marks the first UN peacekeeping mission on May 29, 1948.
Significance:
  • Recognizing Efforts: Highlights the role of peacekeepers.
  • Honoring the Fallen: Pays tribute to peacekeepers who died in service.
  • Promoting Awareness: Raises public understanding of peacekeeping challenges.
  • Advocating for Peace: Encourages global support for peacekeeping efforts.

The theme celebrates contributions from military, police, and civilians in peacekeeping over seven decades, promoting a more equal and sustainable world through collective action.

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