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Memorial wall for fallen United Nations peacekeepers

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

Source: PIB

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution, introduced by India, to establish a memorial wall in honour of fallen peacekeepers.

 

Other information about UN Peacekeeping:

  • There are currently 12 UN peacekeeping operations.
  • In 1988, UN peacekeepers were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • India in collaboration with the UN launched UNITE Aware Platform (a software programme for real-time threat assessments to peacekeepers)
  • India had proposed a four-point framework with a focus on technological availability and improvement and Consistent training and capacity building for securing the UN peacekeeper’s mission.