We need to bolster, and in some instances mend, the global partnership that we need for a healthy and well-functioning United Nations peacekeeping systemCall made for filling in peacekeeping gaps Jan 23, 2009
We are going where others do not want to goLe Roy defends U.N. missions Dec 01, 2008
We urgently need to build a common view on the role of peacekeepers in these areas, how they are translated on the ground, and what tools we need to do soU.N. weighs role of peacekeepers Aug 06, 2009
We are calling for an international panel and we are in discussions with WHO (the U.N. World Health Organization) to find the best experts to be in a panel, completely independent... (and) have the best investigation on the source of the outbreakU.N. panel to search for cholera source Dec 17, 2010
President Ouattara found that (U.N. peacekeeping missing in Ivory Coast) was fulfilling its mandate satisfactorily but said, however, that there were still improvements to be madeU.N. official meets Ivorian leader Dec 28, 2010
Alain Le Roy (born February 1953) is a French diplomat and currently serves as Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations. He was appointed to the position in June 2008 by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Before joining the United Nations, Le Roy was the Conseiller Maître à la Cour des comptes and served as Ambassador in charge of the Union for the Mediterranean Initiative since September 2007. Previously, he held several positions in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including the French Ambassador to Madagascar, Assistant Secretary for Economic and Financial Affairs and National Coordinator for the Stability Pact for South-East Europe. He also acted as the European Union Special Representative in the Republic of Macedonia.
Earlier in his career, he was involved in the works of the United Nations in different capacities. He served as Deputy to the United Nations Special Coordinator for Sarajevo and Director of Operations for the restoration of essential public services, went on missions for the United Nations Development Programme in Mauritania and was appointed United Nations Regional Administrator in Kosovo (West Region).