In the face of rising global levels of violent conflict, the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) have identified a new set of forward-looking priorities for cooperation on peace operations and crisis management in 2019-2021.
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the President of the European Commission and the Secretary-General of the United Nations met on 23 September 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. They discussed the ongoing cooperation between the three organisations and ways to better coordinate efforts in addressing global challenges. They concurred that peace, security and stability are paramount not only to ensure decent living conditions for all citizens, but also to attract investments necessary for sustainable and inclusive growth.
The United Nations Secretary-General, the President of the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission, met in New York for their annual meeting in the margins of the seventy-third session of the United Nations General Assembly.
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Chiefs of Defense Conference: “The Changing Nature of UN Peacekeeping” (07/07/2017)
- Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix Chiefs of Defence Conference - Chair’s Note