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19th Annual Conference to mark the International Day of UN Peacekeepers
May 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
On 26 May, UNA Westminster, with UNA-UK and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), will host the 19th Annual Conference to mark the International Day of UN Peacekeepers. This year’s conference, entitled Enhancing the UK Contribution to Peacekeeping, will be online, 11:00 – 15:15. It will feature the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Conversation, a dialogue between Karin von Hippel, Director of RUSI and Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, who will review the Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) initiative launched in 2018. The Dame Margaret Anstee session, titled The Digital Transformation of Peacekeeping, will review the UN’s Strategy for Digital Transformation of UN Peacekeeping (2020), assessing how digital advancement could present a risk to operations such as cyberattacks. Speakers will include UNA-UK’s new Chair, Baroness Anelay of St John’s, and UNA-UK’s new Chief Executive, Marissa Conway.
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