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Child protection in United Nations Peacekeeping: Volume I | ReliefWeb

The Department of Peacekeeping Operations has deployed over 120,000 blue helmets to 15 Peacekeeping Missions all over the world. Each and every one of those blue helmets has a unique story to tell about working with children in conflict situations. Protecting those who are most vulnerable in conflict is one of the crucial duties the Security Council has entrusted to ...

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Pressure Mounts on Security Council to Rein in Israel – IPS ipsnews.net

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 6, 2011 (IPS) – Calls are growing for a swift international response to the situation in the Middle East, as Israel continues to build new settlements in Palestinian territories with increased military actions against civilians. However, there is no sign that the 15-member Security Council intends to take any immediate measures to rejuvenate the stalled peace process ...

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U.S. Seeks End of Iraq Trade Sanctions at Biden-Led UN Meeting

The Obama administration wants to use a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, to be chaired by Vice President Joe Biden, to end trade sanctions on Iraq that were a response to Saddam Hussein’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait. The U.S. is seeking agreement at the Dec. 15 meeting on three draft resolutions that would write a “new chapter” in ...

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