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  • Community Liaison Assistants in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Survey of Practice) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2016-11-30)
    Since their introduction in MONUSCO in 2010, Community Liaison Assistants (CLAs) have become a successful tool to support community engagement in peace operations. Research for this survey has indicated that the experiences ...
  • Protection of Civilians Coordination Mechanisms in UN Peacekeeping Missions: DPKO/DFS Comparative Study and Toolkit 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2012-12-01)
    This study focuses on the structures that peacekeeping operations implementing POC mandates have utilised or established towards that end. It provides an analysis of the comparative advantages of different approaches that ...
  • UN Peacekeeping in Sierra Leone 2003 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2008-08-31)
    The UN peacekeeping experience in Sierra Leone offers invaluable lessons, not only because of the later successes of the Organization, but particularly because of the trials encountered in the early stages of involvement. ...
  • 'Re-hatting' ECOWAS Forces as UN Peacekeepers 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2005-08-01)
    The report recommends adopting a joint planning approach if there is a possibility of re-hatting. This would lay the foundation for future transition. Additionally, an essential step in the re-hatting process is to strike ...
  • Letter from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council, conveying the findings and recommendations of the lessons learned exercise on the transitions from the AU to the UN in the contexts of Mali and CAR 

    UN. Secretary-General (2015-01-02)
    The Letter from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council, conveying the findings and recommendations of the lessons learned exercise on the transitions from the AU to the UN in the contexts ...
  • Regional Quick Reaction Force Lessons Identified Study 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2016-12-19)
    In 2014, the Regional Quick Reaction Force (RQRF) was established in the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) as part of the three-year drawdown plan for the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). The ...
  • Module 3: Safeguarding Children 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-03-03)
  • Module 1: Children in Peacekeeping Contexts 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-03-03)
  • Specialized Training Materials on Conflict Related Sexual Violence 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-02-08)
    Background The use of sexual violence in armed conflict and post-conflict situations is one of the worst global protection challenges due to its scale, prevalence and profound impact. The widespread use of sexual violence ...
  • Environment Strategy of the United Nations Department of Field Support (Executive Summary) 

    UN. Department for Field Support (2017-01-01)
    The Environment Strategy of the United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) sets out the context behind environmental management in international peace operations, establishing a vision for performance that DFS will ...
  • SMART II workshop, 16-20 January 2017 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-01-31)
    The Senior Mission Administration and Resource Training (SMART) Programme is therefore seeking to improve the performance of managers in support functions in Missions by, using a blended training approach of combining e ...
  • 2016.24 Guidelines on Use of Force by Military Components in Peacekeeping Operations 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO/OMA/Office of the Military Advisor (2017-02-01)
    These guidelines are intended to provide clarity in the appropriate use of force at the tactical and operational levels of United Nations peacekeeping missions. They aim to mitigate hesitation, accelerate decision making, ...
  • 2016.09 Planning and Review of Peacekeeping Operations (Policy) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO/OO/Integrated Assessment and Planning Unit (2017-01-01)
    This Policy sets out principles, main decision milestones, processes and structures for planning peacekeeping operations by DPKO and DFS, which also includes assessments and strategic reviews. The purpose of the Policy is ...
  • UN Training of Trainers Pilot Course on Integrated Protection of Civilians 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support (2017-01-19)
    The Integrated Training Service (ITS) of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Department of Field Support (DFS) will conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) programme on the recently developed Integrated ...
  • Centralised Warehousing Operations Manual for Field Missions (Manual) 

    UN. Department for Field Support; DFS/LSD/Logistics Operations Section (2017-01-01)
    The changes spurred by the new supply chain management strategy; the new mission support structures, particularly the centralising of warehouses in field missions; and the upcoming deployment of the Umoja warehouse module, ...
  • 2016.11 Strategic Communications and Public Information (Policy) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/OCOS/Public Affairs Section (2017-01-01)
    The purpose of this policy is to set a common standard for how peacekeeping operations approach and manage strategic communications and public information. This policy clarifies the role, purpose and objectives of strategic ...
  • 2016.26 Police Administration in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO/OROLSI/Police Division (2017-02-01)
    These Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Department of Field Support (DFS) Guidelines on Police Administration (hereafter referred to as “the Guidelines”) spell out the fundamental areas that fall within the ...
  • 2016.05 Boards of Inquiry (SOP) (Revised) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DFS/OUSG/Audit Response and Boards of Inquiry Section (2016-12-01)
    A BOI constitutes an analytical and managerial tool used within the United Nations peacekeeping missions and Special Political Missions (SPM) under the administrative support of DFS to review and record the facts of serious ...
  • 2016.08 Operational Readiness Preparation for Troop Contributing Countries in Peacekeeping Missions (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO/OMA/Force Generation Service (2017-01-01)
    The Operational Readiness Assurance and Performance Improvement Policy (December 2015) requests TCCs to certify their units operational readiness before they deploy in peacekeeping missions. The certification applies to ...
  • 2016.10 Policy on Formed Police Units in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Revised) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO/OROLSI/Police Division (2017-01-01)
    This policy defines the conditions of deployment, the role and composition of Formed Police Units (FPUs) deployed in United Nations peacekeeping operations. It directs the conduct of FPUs in the field, providing a clear ...