UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea is withdrawn
New York, 14 August 2008: Brigadier Patrick Davidson-Houston, Acting Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) told journalists at a UNHQ Press Conference in New York today that following the Security Council's termination of UNMEE's mandate on 30 July, the Mis
New York, 29 May - United Nations offices and missions around the world today observed the International Day of UN Peacekeepers and the 60th anniversary of UN peacekeeping. The first blue helmets were authorized by the Organization on 29 May, 1948.
New York, 15 February: Leading UN officials and the Security Council have appealed to Eritrea to stop obstructing the temporary relocation of UNMEE amid growing concern over dwindling food and fuel supplies for the Mission's peacekeepers.
New York, 25 March: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today called international attention to the risks faced every day by UN personnel in the service of peace around the world. He said that 40 United Nations staff members are currently under arrest, in detention
Asmara, 28 February – UNMEE's relocation from 33 deployment sites in the Temporary Security Zone to Asmara continued to make progress today. Some 788 out of a total of 1,115 military personnel have regrouped in the Capital while 112 are in Assab.