UN Peacekeeping Commander Kristin Lund

UN Peacekeeping Commander Kristin Lund

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Major General Kristin Lund is the first — and thus far only — woman to command a UN peacekeeping operation. Here, she discusses why she got into peacekeeping and the importance of equal representation within peacekeeping forces.

In subsequent videos, she discusses what can be done to prevent sexual violence perpetrated by peacekeeping forces in conflict zones and the importance of gender mainstreaming within peacekeeping operations worldwide.

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