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Tuesday, 7 March, 2000, 21:27 GMT
UN reviews conduct of peacekeeping operations


The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has appointed an international panel to make recommendations about the conduct of future UN peacekeeping operations.

The appointment follows a report released last year which was critical of the failure of the UN to prevent the genocide in Rwanda and the massacre of Muslim civilians at Srebrenica in Bosnia.

The panel will be chaired by the former peace envoy to Afghanistan, Lakhdar Brahimi, and is expected to report back to the UN this summer.

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