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NGOs Urge U.S. to Commit to UN Peacekeeping at Upcoming Ministerial


On November 15, 2021, the Partnership for Effective Peacekeeping sent a letter to National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan ahead of the upcoming United Nations peacekeeping ministerial hosted by the Republic of Korea in Seoul.

The letter lays out commitments the organizations urge the United States to make, including:

  • Increase U.S. troop and police contributions to UN peacekeeping operations;
  • Strengthen U.S. capacity building for UN troop and police contributors; and
  • Increase women’s leadership and participation in UN peacekeeping.

To read and download the full text of the letter, click below.


The Partnership for Effective Peacekeeping (PEP) is a Washington, D.C.-based, nonpartisan working group led by the Better World Campaign, the Center for Civilians in Conflict, the Stimson Center, and Refugees International. PEP brings together the research, policy, advocacy, and humanitarian communities to identify challenges, promote the best ways to strengthen international peacekeeping capacity, and maintain U.S. support for peacekeeping.