Ethiopia’s Contribution to Global and African Peacekeeping Operations

Ethiopia has a long history of participation in United Nations (UN) peace operations dating back to the 1950s. Ethiopia is one of the founding members of the UN and of the Organization of the African Unity (OAU), which is now called the African Union (AU) and is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The capital of…

EU Contribution to UN Peacekeeping

Since 1948, when the UN deployed its first peacekeeping operations in the Middle East, there have been 70 other UN peacekeeping operations worldwide. Currently, the UN peacekeeping operations amount to 16, with 106,245 uniformed personnel in place. Since the first peacekeeping operations, nature of conflict evolved to be more robust and multifaceted. While the demands…