International Day of UN Peacekeepers (#PKDay)

On Monday, 30 May 2016 (18:00) the Global Governance Institute (GGI), in cooperation with the United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC), the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security (UNLOPS) and Vesalius College Brussels will organise a debate on the past and future of peacekeeping.

The debate will focus on the theme ‘International Day of UN Peacekeepers (#PKDay): Honouring our Heroes” and will be based on the recently published Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations.

Venue: Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi 155, Brussels (Pollack Room)

As places are limited, please confirm your presence to



Rory Keane, Head of the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security in Brussels

Joachim Koops, Director of the Global Governance Institute (GGI) and Dean of Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Clara Ganslandt, Head of Division, CSDP Policy, Partnerships and Agreements, European Commission

The session will be opened by Caroline Petit, Deputy Director of UNRIC

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