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Civilians are #NotATarget: Sign petition and get involved!

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Worldwide | OCHA

Around the world, conflict is taking a massive toll on people’s lives. Trapped in conflicts not of their making, civilians struggle to survive while air strikes and shelling drive them from their homes. Children are forcibly recruited and denied an education, and people, especially women and girls, are subjected to horrendous acts of sexual violence. Humanitarian workers who deliver aid, along with the medical workers who treat the wounded and sick, are targeted, detained and treated as threats.

Workshop highlights benefits of UN fuel management system

Monday, 07 August 2017

As UN peacekeeping missions rely on significant quantities of generators, vehicles, aircraft, and other fuel-consuming equipment, fuel management is both essential to operations and constitutes a major expenditure for peacekeeping activities. 

The Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) in the Department of Management is addressing the need for continuous improvement of fuel supply and consumption control. It is part of a harmonized Information and communicat

USGs, Member States discuss sexual exploitation and abuse

Monday, 24 July 2017

New York | iSeek

High-level UN officials and representatives of Member States came together recently to discuss the Secretary-General’s priority of addressing sexual exploitation and abuse. Co-chaired by the Under-Secretaries-General for Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support, Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Atul Khare, the meeting took place on 13 July at UNHQ. More than 60 delegations attended, including troop and police contributors.