NATO strengthens support for United Nations peacekeepers

At their meeting on April 2, NATO Foreign Ministers agreed to enhance practical cooperation with the United Nations (UN) through a package of capacity building support to UN peacekeeping.

NATO and UN staff conducted a joint visit to the UN Regional Service Centre in Entebbe, Uganda in February 2020.

NATO will provide specialist support in the development of military performance evaluation processes, medical care, countering improvised explosive devices, and signals and communications.

NATO and the United Nations have agreed to enhance their practical cooperation on capacity building for UN Peacekeeping. The overall goal is to enhance operational performance and the safety and security of UN peacekeepers and the implementation of the United Nations Secretary-General’s “Action for Peacekeeping” initiative, which NATO has supported.

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Source: NATO