India observes International Day of UN Peacekeepers
29 May 2018
The United Services Institution of India collaborated with the Centre for UN peacekeeping in New Delhi to mark International Day of UN Peacekeepers in New Delhi. General Satish Nambiar, who led the UN forces in UNPROFOR addressed the gathering. UNIC Director Derk Segaar acknowledged India’s stellar commitment to UN peacekeeping and recounted some of his own experiences in UN Peacekeeping; he also delivered the message of the UN Sec-Gen on the occasion. Personnel from the armed forces, including several former Force Commanders and Deputy Force Commanders of various UN Peacekeeping operations participated. The Day was also noted in infographics in both print and social media. UNIC also placed an Op-Ed by the Head of UN Women in Myanmar which called for better gender parity in UN peacekeeping missions.