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Enhanced Global Cooperation Important For Safety Of UN Peacekeepers: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister - Rajnath Singh

It’s the necessity to make the UN decision making bodies, including the Security Council (UNSC), more reflective of demographic realities of the world

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday called for innovative approaches and enhanced cooperation among responsible nations to ensure the safety and effectiveness of United Nations (UN) peacekeepers who are deployed in violence-hit regions to maintain stability.

While addressing the commemorative seminar, organised by the Indian army, to celebrate 75 years of the UN Peacekeeping Minister said, “The fast-evolving challenges being faced by the peacekeepers today and stressed the need to invest more in training, technology and resources for their safety and productivity.”

He added, for meaningful participation of women in peacekeeping operations, emphasising that their unique contribution during missions in conflict-affected areas must be recognised.

The minister further said that now it’s necessary to make the UN decision-making bodies, including the Security Council (UNSC), more reflective of the demographic realities of the world.

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