First Woman Appointed as UN Force Commander

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Lorentzen, Jenny Kathrine & Torunn L. Tryggestad (2014) First Woman Appointed as UN Force Commander, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2014: PRIO.

​​The third 2014 issue of the GPS Update features an interview with Major General Kristin Lund who took office as Force Commander to the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on 11 August 2014.This issue also features a story on the launch of a new global study to review progress and challenges with the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, as well as a report from an academic workshop organized by the PRIO SVAC project on sexual violence in armed conflict which took place at Harvard University in September. 

As usual, the GPS Update also gives you an update on relevant seminars, reports and policy briefs, as well as a list of publications which might be of interest to our readership.​


Authors

Jenny Lorentzen

Jenny Lorentzen

Doctoral Researcher & Health and Safety Representative

Torunn L. Tryggestad

Torunn L. Tryggestad

Senior Researcher. Director of the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security

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