Against this backdrop, Indonesia hosted the Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting on Peacekeeping in Jakarta on July 27-28 as part of a series of meetings in other regions to follow up the 2014 Peacekeeping Summit.
The meeting gathered eminent peacekeeping policy makers and practitioners from no fewer than 130 participants from more than 30 countries in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. The convening could not have been timelier.
There is no denying that UN peacekeeping is under historic stress.
UN peacekeeping is in the midst of evolution toward a complex and multidimensional role.
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