Karen PierceCalling all women looking to join a global team of professional #peacekeepers
Supported by🇬🇧, the UN Senior Women Talent Pipeline is working to ensure gender parity at senior level by creating a dedicated pool of female candidates #SWTP #WPS
Apply here: un.org/gender/swtppic.twitter.com/ldzL4bocVy
Today the UK Government has announced £2.5million in additional funding to the UN peace process in Yemen.
Karen PierceJust announced for #Yemen:
$3.2m contribution from UK to help fund the UN’s Civilian Coordinator’s Office to support the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement on the ground in Hodeidah.
Statement by the United States, the United Kingdom and France on the fifth anniversary of the chemical weapons attack in Ghouta, Syria.
Karen PierceOn the 5th anniversary of the Ghouta Sarin attack, the US, UK & France reiterate our condemnation of the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime.
We reaffirm our shared resolve to prevent CW use in #Syria & ensure accountability for any such use.
Karen Pierce🚨POW AGREED:
Here is the #UKPres Programme of Work for November just agreed by #UNSC members.
I will brief the media at 12:30pm & the General Assembly at 1:30pm on our priorities for the month & take questions.
You can watch it all live on webtv.un.org
UK to provide emergency medical support and help protect medical facilities and brave humanitarian workers being deliberately targeted in Syria.
Karen PierceToday I can share that 🇬🇧 @DFID_UK will provide over $620 million this year as part of our ongoing commitment to the #Syria crisis.
On top of this, we will support Turkey, which is sheltering 3.6 million refugees.