As part of his introductory engagements, the SRSG and Head of MINURSO, Wolfgang Weisbrod-Weber, visited Tindouf, Algeria, on 6 July.
On 15 June 2012, the United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon announced the appointment of Mr. Wolfgang Weisbrod-Weber of Germany as his Special Representative and Head of the MINURSO.The new Special Representative of the Secretary-General succeeds Mr.
Today is a solemn day for all of us in UN Peacekeeping, as we pause to reflect and honor the over 2,900 peacekeeping colleagues who have lost their lives serving the cause of peace since our first mission in 1948.
On 3 and 4 April 2012, MINURSO marked the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action with a programme by MACC (Mine Action Coordination Centre) to remember landmine and UXO victims as well as acknowledge the sacrifices of mine action workers aro
The head of the DPKO Hervé Ladsous underlined on 21 February 2012 before the General Assembly Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations the challenging diversity of work undertaken by DPKO's various field missions, stressing that peacekeepers are a valuable tool in global efforts to respond t