7 months UN peacekeepers’ safety a must — envoy Manilatimes |World
High priority should be placed on the safety and security of the United Nations peacekeepers, a Chinese UN envoy said on Thursday. Speaking at the Triangular Formula Meeting on Training, Capacity Building, Safety and Security, and Performance of UN Peacekeeping, Ma Zhaoxu, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, said that their safety and security concerns the result and reputation of peacekeeping operations. The Chinese envoy also called on the UN Secretariat and missions to provide quality support to peacekeepers, ensure provision of security and medical materials, strengthen early warning and response to emergencies, and improve the ability of tackling ... more