Will UN Take Over the Mali Intervention?
France has asked the UN to take control of forces in Mali as the country prepares to withdraw its troops and African forces step in.
Radio France Internationale, 7 February 2013
France has asked the UN to take rover the command of forces in Mali as Paris prepares to start pulling its troops out next month. French and Malian troops have seized major towns ... read more »
UN peacekeepers in an armoured vehicle (file photo).
UN News Service, 6 February 2013
The head of United Nations peacekeeping today highlighted the role being played by "blue helmets" in a variety of hotspots worldwide, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... read more »
This Day, 4 February 2013
Nigeria's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Dalhatu Tafida has dispelled fears that Islamic militants who are being dislodged from Mali by an international military ... read more »
Daily Trust, 3 February 2013
The Nigerian Army's intervention is to ensure peace in Mali and other African countries, commandant of the Nigerian Army Peace Keeping Centre (NAPKC), Major General John Samuel ... read more »
West Africa: Ecowas Troops to Support Elections
Radio France Internationale, 1 February 2013
The west African force in Mali will operate throughout the country in order to allow elections to take place, Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara told RFI at the ... read more »
Guardian Global Development Network, 22 January 2013
Managing local conflict is vital to peacekeeping, but needs care and continuity – which international bodies often lack read more »
Economic Community of West African States, 24 January 2013
The Government of Mali has reaffirmed its "determination to fulfil its obligations" arising from the UN Security Council Resolution 2085 authorising the deployment of an ... read more »