International Day of UN Peacekeepers, 29 May
30, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- The first UN peacekeeping mission was established on 29th May 1948.
- The objective is to pay tribute to the invaluable contribution by the uniformed and civilian personnel and to honour more than 3,800 peacekeepers who have lost their lives while rendering peacekeeping services.
- The theme of 2019 is “Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace”.