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Leveraging the power of youth for a better peace

Jean-Pierre Lacroix|-Over the past year, to be a United Nations peacekeeper in the field has meant adopting new levels of flexibility and resilience in
the face of evolving challenges. A hard job has become even harder.
As this global pandemic wreaks havoc, tens of thousands of women and men serving in the 12 peacekeeping missions deployed around the world have adapted to the new reality, taking every precaution to stay safe themselves and prevent the spread of the virus, while continuing to support national and local responses and deliver on lifesaving work. Despite the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19, the work of UN peacekeeping continues.
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