UN official lauds role of peacekeepers in Sudan, Haiti and Côte d’Ivoire

15 April 2011
“In the three cases, the peacekeepers made a huge difference,” Mr. Le Roy said. “The UN one more time stood firm in conformity with what the Security Council asked us to do and we were able to clearly make the difference,” he added.

He paid tribute to UN members of staff who have died during the past 10 days, the majority of them working in peacekeeping missions. The staff were killed in Haiti, Afghanistan, Sudan, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where a plane crash in the capital, Kinshasa, on 4 April claimed the lives of 32 people, including many UN staff.

Read more:http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=38129&Cr=peacekeeping&Cr1=


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