27th November 2022 (VOV5) UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix on Saturday visited the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations as part of his visit to Vietnam to co-chair the International Conference on Women with the UN Peacekeeping Operations. Lacroix said he was impressed by Vietnam’s success in UN peace keeping activities and pledged to promote his role as a bridge to further strengthen the UN-Vietnam cooperation, especially in UN peacekeeping.
He praised the Department for chairing and coordinating with international partners to successfully organise international training courses on peacekeeping, towards the goal of becoming a regional-class peacekeeping training centre.
Director of the Department Maj. Gen. Hoang Kim Phung stated that Vietnam has sent more than 500 officers and soldiers to UN peacekeeping missions.
Source: Vietnam News Agency