7 months PH joins Angelina Jolie in calling for more female UN peacekeepers MB
By Aaron Recuenco The Philippines wants to have more female peacekeepers in securing conflict-torn areas of the world, even as it vowed to increase more engagements to secure civilians who are caught in the crossfires between two clashing armed forces. Actress and UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie addresses a meeting of the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial: Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection at the United Nations in New York March 29, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP / MANILA BULLETIN) In a speech during the United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial Meeting on Uniformed Capabilities, Performance, ... more