These officials of the United Nations are key to peacekeeping and conflict resolution.
Doing all that means recalling lessons learned from peacekeeping missions as well as past efforts at disaster relief.
The U.N. peacekeeping battalion of Indian soldiers fired warning shots, but failed to halt the angry mob.
She was part of the U.N. peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where she lived for two years.
Since the attack, the U.N. peacekeeping mission has come under fire for not having intervened.
Former U.N. peacekeeping commander Patrick Cammaert says rape is one of the cheapest weapons in war.
Another important task is the expansion of all-female police units to complement U.N. peacekeeping forces.
That peacekeeping force could be juxtaposed with a negotiation to create a power-sharing arrangement with Gaddafi.