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  • Friday, May 30th 2014 - 00:58 UTC

    UN honors the 'long and proud history' of one million UN peacekeepers

    Ban Ki-moon at the annual 29 May ceremony at a newly-created site on the north end of the UN’s New York Headquarters complex

    Hailing the “long and proud” history of United Nations peacekeeping – with over one million “blue helmets” having served in more than 70 operations on four continents since 1948 – Secretary General Ban Ki-moon led the Organization on Thursday in honoring those men and women who lost their lives in the past year, while looking to the future, envisioning a modern, global force that can effectively tackle emerging peace and security challenges.