Month: February 2020

Peace Operations 2019


For a few years now, United Nations (UN) peace operations have stood at a crossroads, unable to choose which direction to take: to continue down the path of expensive missions with little peace to keep, but which provide much-needed confidence and security in the world’s most difficult contexts; or to opt for less ambitious and ….  Read More

New Deputy HoM UNIFIL


United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Jack Christofides of South Africa as the Deputy Head of Mission for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).  He succeeds Imran Riza of Pakistan, who became United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syrian Arab Republic in September 2019, to whom the ….  Read More