Liberia urges UN not to reduce peacekeeping force
In September 2012, the council decided to decrease the U.N. peacekeeping force's military strength from about 7,950 to 3,750 by July 2015. But after the Ebola outbreak, the council delayed the reduction and extended the peacekeeping mission until Dec. 31.
UN vote on Bosnia highlights Russia, West tensions
New Zealand Herald
UNITED NATIONS (AP) " Russia for the first time in 14 years declined to support the extension of a European Union peacekeeping force in Bosnia, saying Tuesday the country should not be pushed toward joining the EU by outside forces. The vote in the U.N ...
Philippines to isolate returning peacekeepers for Ebola checks
Manila: More than 100 Philippine peacekeepers returning from almost a year in Liberia will be put in quarantine on an isolated island on arrival this week to check for Ebola, the military said on Monday, adding there were fears how the public might react.
United Nations Envoy Power On UN Peacekeeping Reform
There are currently sixteen UN peacekeeping missions worldwide, made up of nearly 130,000 personnel, at least 100,000 of them are uniformed military and police, compared to just 75,000 total personnel a decade ago. That's not to mention the more than ...