The Heat: United Nations Peacekeeping

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This year marks the 75th anniversary of the UN Peacekeeping operations. Their mission: “To help countries torn by conflict to create the conditions for lasting peace.” What are the key challenges to managing peace? And what is China’s contribution? We spoke with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the Under-Secretary General for UN Peace Operations. 

And, as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism has started to make a comeback. The United Nations World Tourism Organization is one of 15 specialized agencies at the UN working to promote sustainable tourism. UNWTO Executive Director, Zoritsa Urosevic explained how the pandemic impacted global tourism.