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Three South African peacekeepers to be posthumously honoured in New York

United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York will observe the International Day of UN Peacekeepers on Thursday, three days ahead of the actual commemoration...

Peacekeepers exemplify “service, sacrifice and selflessness”

To honour the close to four thousand women and men who lost their lives under the UN flag since 1948, Secretary-General António Guterres laid...

Blue Helmets honoured

Tomorrow (Friday, 29 May) is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers and the world body will again honour the Blue Helmets, albeit in somewhat...

SANDF commemorates fallen peacekeepers ahead of next DRC rotation

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has commemorated the United Nations International Peacekeepers Day during an event at the Mobilisation Centre outside Bloemfontein...

UN’s highest peacekeeping award for fallen Malawian soldier

UN Secretary-General General António Guterres will award the “Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage” posthumously to Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi during the...

UN Peacekeepers Day

Tomorrow is the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers and will see the memory of the more than 3 200 military, police...