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'Largest single unit...': Indian women peacekeepers make history. Find out why

India is the second-largest contributor to UN missions with nearly 6,000 personnel, according to news agency PTI.

India is deploying an all #women’s platoon of peacekeepers to Abeyi on the Sudan-South Sudan border. (Credit: @ruchirakamboj)
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 11:47 AM IST

Blow to UN's Mali mission: Two police officers killed, four injured in an attack

The German military has been in Mali since 2013, with a presence of up to 1,400 soldiers as part of the MINUSMA mission, mostly based near Gao in the north.

Mali underwent a military coup in August 2020, followed by a second takeover in May 2021.(Twitter/@UN_MINUSMA)
Published on Dec 17, 2022 02:00 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Over 1,000 Indian peacekeepers serving with UN Mission in South Sudan get award

The UNMISS "peacekeepers don't 'just' protect civilians. Some 1,160 troops from #India in #SouthSudan also rehabilitate roads, build the capacity of local communities and give medical treatment to humans & animals. For that they deserve @UN medals," the UNMISS said in a tweet on Thursday.

Over 1,100 Indian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were awarded UN medals.(Twitter/ UNMISS)
Published on Apr 30, 2022 04:17 PM IST

7 UN peacekeepers killed, 3 critically injured after IED blast in Mali

An IED targetted at a vehicle carrying UN peacekeepers from Togo, part of the logistics convoy, detonated in the Bandiagara region.

Soldiers of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), looking out over the desert from a watchtower.(AFP File)
Published on Dec 09, 2021 04:35 AM IST
AP | , United Nations

India deployed around 3,000 police officers in 24 UN peacekeeping operations

India remains an active participant in UN deliberations on women empowerment and gender mainstreaming issues, supports the secretary general's call to action for accelerated implementation of the WPS agenda in “Action for Peacekeeping (A4P)” and “A4P priorities”.

India said that it deployed about 3000 police officers in around 24 UN peacekeeping operations. (File Photo / REUTERS)
Published on Nov 11, 2021 07:14 AM IST
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