The year-long commitment includes six helicopters, an undisclosed number of troops and no clear goal of what a successful mission would look like.
Canada stalls on deploying troops into Mali amid simmering conflict involving Al-Qaeda, local separatists, smugglers and the government
Making Canadian peacekeeping great again might take awhile.
To commemorate UNICEF's 70th anniversary, we spoke with Chelsea Clinton, Rebeca Gyumi, Zainab Salbi, and Sara Saeed about the strides they've made for young girls around the world.
Brazen attacks from the Islamic State have forced one country to withdraw from an international peacekeeping mission in the Sinai, while the remaining troops have been abandoning outlooks in the volatile region.
The Mali peacekeeping mission is an increasingly dangerous one, with 64 peacekeepers killed on active service since it began.
In this excerpt from Mischa Berlinski's brilliant new novel, a young Haitian lawyer enlists a Vodou priest to unite him with the love of his life.
Early Friday morning unidentified assailants infiltrated the base in the city and attacked an army base nearby. A series of recent attacks and kidnappings in West Africa have put the region on edge.
The international organization issued an annual report that details disciplinary matters and cases of criminal behavior by UN staff.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said the personnel would be part part of a standby force, but questions remained about when and how they could be deployed, and what role China would have in deciding that.
The latest accusations against the mission, revealed on Tuesday, include the rape of a 12-year-old girl during security operations in the country's capital, Bangui.
UN Peacekeepers Allegedly Raped Another Child and Murdered Civilians in the Central African Republic
Amnesty International says the rape occurred on August 2 during an operation in the predominantly Muslim enclave of Bangui called PK5.