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The International Day Of UN Peacekeepers

The International Day Of UN Peacekeepers:

The International Day of UN Peacekeepers was observed on May 29, 2022. This year, the theme is People Peace Progress: The Power of Partnerships.

  • For the past two decades on this day, UN Peacekeepers, also known as the Blue Helmets, are remembered by the world for their role in promoting security, peace and stability.
  • More than one million UN peacekeepers have taken part in 72 such operations since 1948.
  • India has played a key role in UN Peacekeeping operations. It sent doctors and nurses to Congo in 1960 and then an all women team to Liberia in 2008.