UN Peacekeeping Chief To Visit India This Month


United Nations: The United Nations peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix  will visit India this month. During the visit, Lacroix will participate in a two-day meeting organised by the Challenges Forum, which brings together leading policymakers, practitioners and academics on key issues linked to peace operations.

The head of the UN peacekeeping will then travel to Abu Dhabi, Islamabad and Tokyo.

Dujarric said the purpose of Lacroix’s visit is to thank the countries for their contributions and support to UN peacekeeping as well as to update on progress enhancing the effectiveness of peacekeeping.

During his trip, Lacroix will meet senior government officials.

According to information on the website of Challenges Forum, the event CAF22 will “gather partners and key stakeholders” on October 6-7 to “discuss how future peace operations can remain relevant in a world of growing geopolitical friction”.

The CAF22 will be co-hosted by the organisation’s Indian partner the United Service Institution of India (USI).

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