Medal Ceremonies - United Nations Peacekeepers Day 2023
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The UN Secretary-General to preside over a Dag Hammarskjold Medal and Military Gender Advocate of the Year award ceremony in the General Assembly Hall.
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, 29 May, offers a chance to pay tribute to the uniformed and civilian personnel's invaluable contribution to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 4,200 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948, including 103 last year.
This year, May 29, marks the 75th anniversary of UN Peacekeeping.