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International Day of UN Peacekeepers
An effective UN fit for future peace operations

Today is International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The day has two purposes: to honour and commemorate the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have…

Advancing women’s participation in peacebuilding: what are the next steps in implementation?

UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, and the UN’s recent 7-point action plan on Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding, provide a strong…

UK Foreign Secretary’s speech to Parliament on the crisis in Syria

Foreign Secretary William Hague has updated Parliament on the crisis in Syria and set out further UK action in the coming weeks.   Foreign Secretary,…

UN Security Council debates children and armed conflict

On 19 September the UN Security Council will hold its annual open debate on children and armed conflict. Wilton Park’s conference examined progress in this…