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Female Peacekeepers Connect Better with Women and Children

June 28, 2017

November 8, 2016:  Brigadier General Zewdu Kiros Gebrekidan, an Ethiopian national, was recently appointed as Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), which was established after an agreement to demilitarise the disputed border region allowed Ethiopian troops to monitor the area. On a recent visit to the UN headquarters in New York, Brigadier General Gebrekidan spoke with UN News Centre about her appointment, experience and priorities as Deputy Force Commander of the Interim Security Force. See full story: Interview:  Female Peacekeepers Connect Better with Women and Children - UNISFA Deputy Force Commander (UN News Centre)

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