The United Nations is trying to strengthen peacekeeping operations. Ministers and delegates from more than 85 countries and international organizations are meeting in Ghana for the fifth Peacekeeping Ministerial event.
At a time when the world is facing many conflicts, the United Nations is trying to get countries to reaffirm their political support and collective commitment to peacekeeping.
Joining the discussion:
- Jean-Pierre Lacroix is the UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations.
- Victor Gao is a chair professor at Soochow University.
- Abdullahi Boru Halakhe is an Africa Security and Policy Analyst.
- Saeed Khan is an Associate Professor at Wayne State University.
The 2023 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial begins today in Accra, Ghana. On day 1, @UN Member States will have vital discussions on environmental management and the role of gender-responsive leadership. #PKMinisterial
— UN Peacekeeping (@UNPeacekeeping) December 5, 2023
At the #PKMinisterial in #Ghana, looking forward to Member State pledges and their renewed commitment to @UN Peacekeeping. We cannot succeed without strong support to the women and men who serve in difficult and dangerous conditions every day to help secure long-lasting peace. pic.twitter.com/h8T3bnU9zI
— Jean-Pierre Lacroix (@Lacroix_UN) December 5, 2023