UN Special Committee: Peacekeeping Missions Must Engage More Women Leaders
March 5, 2017: The ever-changing international peace and security landscape amid increasing demand for peacekeeping missions calls for more robust partnerships, bolstered intelligence sharing, adequate resources and more women in leadership roles, delegates told the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations in their February 22nd meeting. See the article: Peacekeeping Missions Must Bolster Efforts, Engage More Women Leaders in Tackling Shifting Security Landscape, Special Committee Hears (reliefweb.int)
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