UN member countries on Sunday agreed to a peacekeeping budget of just under $6.7 billion, according to diplomatic sources. Two sources confirmed to AFP an agreement had been reached for $6.689 billion, about $122 million less than what…
NEW YORK: Pakistan has told the 15-member United Nations Security Council that ground realities, not political expediency should guide the council’s decisions on peacekeeping. Participating in the debate on UN Peacekeeping operations,…
NEW YORK: A tentative deal to cut nearly $600 million from the UN peacekeeping budget was reached on Wednesday, capping weeks of tough negotiations over US demands for a sharp reduction in costs, UN diplomats said. Under the deal agreed…
UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi has said that the country's contribution to peacekeeping missions are being acknowledged by the whole world.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's permanent representative at UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi has stressed the need for strengthening UN's mediation and conflict prevention capabilities to complement peacekeeping.
NEW YORK: More than 50 countries pledged 40,000 troops for United Nations peacekeeping on Monday at a US-led summit called to shore up missions under strain from the rise in global crises.