Ethiopia’s Contribution to Global and African Peacekeeping Operations

Ethiopia, the only uncolonized country of Africa, has a long history of participation in United Nations (UN) peace operations dating back to the 1950s. It was also the only African member state of the League of Nations, it is thus undeniable that the country had an important presence in the international relations scene since the…

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…