Year in Review: United Nations Peace Operations, 2011

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The Year in Review features the activities of the UN Peacekeeping Missions in 2011, highlighting the successes and challenges that emerge throughout the year towards maintaining peace and security, protecting civilians, and providing support to fragile societies and governments in a post-conflict setting.



UNFICYP (Cyprus): “Peacing” the island together

As articulated by the Secretary- General, a comprehensive settlement to reunite Cyprus on the basis of a bi-communal, bizonal federation would help unleash the island’s considerable potential and capacity, making it a stronger and more prosperous home for all of its citizens. In 2011, the Cyprus peace talks registered some progress in achieving convergence on outstanding core issues. The Secretary- General met with Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu several times throughout the year.


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