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As we mark this International Day of Peace, people and our planet are in crisis.
We asked MINURSO personnel "In your opinion, what does peace begin with?" and here are their answers..
On 16 September, MINURSO observed Mexico’s national day by raising the Mexican flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune.
MINURSO’S PEACEKEEPERS: NATIONAL DAY OF HONDURAS AND EL SALVADOR
On 7 September, MINURSO celebrated the National Day of Brazil by raising the country’s national flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune. This day marks Brazil's declaration of independence from Portugal in 1822.
MINURSO’S PEACEKEEPERS: NATIONAL DAY OF MALAYSIA
On 31 August, MINURSO marked the Independence Day of Malaysia raising the national flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune.
On 20 August, MINURSO celebrated the State Foundation Day of Hungary by raising their national flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune.
This year’s World Humanitarian Day marks the 20th anniversary of the deadly attack on the Canal Hotel in Baghdad.
On that dark day, we lost 22 colleagues, including Special Representative Sergio Vieira de Mello.
On 17 August, MINURSO raised the flag of the Republic of Indonesia at the Mission HQ in Laayoune to celebrate the country’s national day. It marks Indonesia's declaration of independence from the Netherlands in 1945.
On 15 August, MINURSO raised the South Korean national flag at the Mission HQ in Laayoune to mark the country’s Independence Day which marks the end of 35 years of Japanese colonial rule.