Peacekeeping missions, around the world, help protect civilians and reduce some of the worst consequences of war. But should peacekeeping be reformed?
As nations begin to emerge from COVID-19, there have been lessons learned. For the United Nations Peacekeeping mission, it has been the importance of working, collectively, to address a crisis. Jean-Pierre Lacroix is the under-secretary-general for UN Peace Operations. Full Frame spoke with him about the keys to maintaining international peace and security.
Mali remains one of the most dangerous places to serve as a peacekeeper. After two military coups over the past year, the security situation has deteriorated. Correspondent Monica Villamizar follows a UN convoy navigating the dangers on the ground.
Today, nearly 90,000 UN troops are deployed in a dozen peacekeeping operations around the globe. Many have delivered lasting results, while others have struggled to achieve their objectives. We spoke with award-winning author and political science professor, Severine Autesserre, about her decades of peacekeeping research.