The International Day of UN Peacekeepers was observed on 29 May 2022. For the past two decades on this day, UN Peacekeepers, also known as the Blue Helmets, are remembered by the world for their role in promoting security, peace and stability. More than one million UN peacekeepers have taken part in 72 such operations since 1948.
International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2022 Theme
This year, the theme for International Day of UN Peacekeepers is – People Peace Progress: The Power of Partnerships.
India has played a key role in UN Peacekeeping operations. It sent doctors and nurses to Congo in 1960 and then an all women team to Liberia in 2008.