The threats to peace and security facing the international community are multi-faceted: in addition to regional crises, it must also deal with proliferation, terrorism and transnational threats.
The UN focuses on international peacekeeping and security through the action of the Security Council. It is the Security Council in particular that authorizes the creation of all peacekeeping operations. In addition the issue of peacebuilding is the subject of in-depth reflection within the UN.
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