By Addis Getachew
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday said the intergovernmental organization is reviewing its strategy of peacekeeping.
Guterres said the need to review the strategy was deemed necessary in order to make peacekeeping operations cost effective and peacekeeping missions more equipped, better prepared and more efficient.
This came in a news conference on the sidelines of 30th Assembly of African Heads of State and Government in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The leaders of the United Nations and the African Union urged stronger international cooperation at the opening Sunday of the African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. “I strongly believe Africa is one of the greatest forces for good in our world,” said U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. He said he wants to mobilize greater support for U.N. peacekeeping forces in Africa, including those battling extremist violence in Somalia, Nigeria and in West Africa.