Collection of training and guidance materials produced by UN departments. Training and Guidance Materials include:

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  • policies
  • guidelines
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • handbook and manuals
  • lessons learned and best practices

Sub-collections

  • Peacekeeping

    Serves as a repository for all official DPKO and DFS training and guidance materials.

New items

  • Lessons Identified from the United Nations Mission in Liberia Support to Rule of Law in Liberia (Lessons Learned) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations (2018-03-01)
    This report contains a select body of lessons collected from the engagement of UNMIL in supporting rule of law development and reform in Liberia. These lessons both reaffirm the importance of sustained support to national ...
  • United Nations Peacekeeping Missions Military EOD Unit (Manual) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2017-09-01)
    This Manual describes the United Nations (UN) Military EOD Unit, focusing on Military EOD support to a UN Mission and Force Headquarters (FHQ). Always scalable in size, modular in function and Mission-tailored, the UN ...
  • United Nations IED Threat Mitigation Military and Police (Handbook) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2017-09-30)
    This handbook provides UN missions, military and police commanders and their staff officers with a reference guide to support the understanding, planning and execution of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Threat Mitigation ...
  • United Nations Staff Officers Specialised Training Materials for Peacekeeping Operations 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2018-02-19)
    The United Nations Staff Officers Specialised Training Materials (SO STM) for United Nations Peacekeeping Operations has been developed by the Integrated Training Service (ITS) of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations ...
  • PK/G/2018.01 Gender Responsive United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Policy) 

    ; UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2018-01-01)
    This Policy is designed to guide DPKO and DFS on how to operationalize gender equality and the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) mandates, as guided by the eight Security Council Resolutions. The Policy outlines the vision, ...
  • 2017.23 Enhanced Viewer-Web Hosting Service (SOP) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO/OUSG/Office of Operations (2018-01-01)
    The Government of the United States has offered the United Nations - both field missions and DPKO-DFS - the opportunity to request access to existing satellite imagery and the utilization of a commercial satellite imagery ...
  • Supply Chain Management Blueprint 

    UN. Department for Field Support; DFS/LSD/Logistics Operations Section (2017-12-26)
    This Blueprint is intended to serve as the operational-level document that outlines the planned end-state of Supply Chain Management (SCM) for DFS, as well as the activities required of the Organisation to achieve that ...
  • Notification of Casualties (NOTICAS) in Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions (SOP) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department of Political Affairs; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/OCOS/Situation Centre (2017-12-01)
    This SOP sets out procedures for preparing and issuing a notification of casualty (NOTICAS) in the event of a death, serious injury or serious illness of United Nations personnel serving in peacekeeping operations or special ...
  • Comprehensive Protection of Civilians Training Materials (CPOC) for United Nations Peacekeeping Operations 

    Click here to download the full package via zip file.; UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2018-12-27)
    Since the Security Council first established protection of civilians (POC) as an explicit mandate in 1999, peacekeeping has evolved significantly, growing both in size and complexity. During this period, POC has continuously ...
  • UN Staff Officers Training of Trainers Course for Francophone TCCs 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-12-19)
    UN Staff Officers Training of Trainers Course for Francophone TCCs
  • Policy on Operational Readiness Assurance and Performance Improvement 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-12-05)
    These policies set institutional direction for strengthening the operational readiness of individual military units deployed in UN peacekeeping operations. This policy provides major stakeholders, including UN Headquarters ...
  • 2017.25 Mandated Programmatic Activities funded through PK Assessed Budgets (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2017-11-01)
    These Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Department of Field Support (DFS) Guidelines (hereafter referred to as “the Guidelines”) provide direction on the planning, implementation, management, monitoring and ...
  • Special Training Materials for Military Units 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-11-08)
    Annex B CPOC STM Support Documents; Military Aviation Unit STM; STM SF 1-7
  • Guidelines on Operational Readiness Preparation for Troop Contributing Countries in Peacekeeping Missions 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-10-13)
    This document provides Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) and aspiring TCCs with practical guidances on the minimum individual standards and the predeployment training required to meet operational readiness expectations ...
  • IOC Presentations May 2017 and SLP Presentations June 2017 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-10-12)
    IOC Presentations May 2017 and SLP Presentations June 2017 (CRSV Videos removed from IOC Presentattions
  • IOC Presentation May 2017 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-10-10)
    IOC Presentations May 2017 (without CRSV Videos)
  • UNHQ New Staff Induction 4 and 5 October 2017 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2017-10-10)
    UNHQ DPKO New Staff Induction training October 2017
  • 2017.17 Quick Impact Projects (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2017-10-01)
    These guidelines provide suggested procedures on the identification, selection, approval, funding, implementation, monitoring, closure and evaluation of individual Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) and the overall management ...
  • 2017.16 Quick Impacts Projects (Policy) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2017-10-01)
    This policy defines the purpose of Quick Impact Projects (QIPs), and describes their nature, scope, size and duration. It outlines principles for programme and financial management of QIPs and provides direction on budgetary ...
  • Military Aide Memoire - Commanders' guide on measures to combat Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in United Nations military 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO/OMA/Current Military Operations Service (2017-08-01)
    The Military Aide Memoire: United Nations Measures against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse seeks to help realize the SG’s concept of “a new approach” by increasing the knowledge base of military commanders involved in United ...

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