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.



Electoral support: Voting for peace

The demand for United Nations electoral assistance continued to increase in 2011. Eleven countries submitted new requests, while the Electoral Assistance Division (EAD) of the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA) was active in a total of 55 countries and territories. This included work in the Middle East and North Africa region, where in 2011, people clearly expressed their desire for genuinely and credibly elected leadership.


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