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

  • MINUSTAH: Community Violence Reduction (CVR) Programme in Haiti: Lessons Learned Exercise (LL) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations (2016-06-20)
    The Community Violence Reduction (CVR) programme of MINUSTAH was established in 2006. The purpose of the present Lessons Learned Exercise (LLE) is to review the five most recent years of the CVR programme and to extract ...
  • 2016.23 Military Support for Public Order Management in Peacekeeping Missions (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO/OMA/Office of the Military Advisor (2016-08-23)
    This document provides guidance to UN Military units tasked with Public Order Management. This guidance applies to UN Headquarters staff at DPKO, DFS and all field Mission personnel. The guidelines herein are complementary ...
  • 2016.07 Road Safety Management in the Field (Manual) 

    UN. Department for Field Support; DFS/LSD/Strategic Support Service (2016-10-01)
    The purpose of this Manual is twofold: (I) to set out the minimum standards for safe operation of United Nations motor vehicles and the conditions regulating the use of such vehicles, as well as the measures that can be ...
  • Pilot Francophone “Training of Trainers” United Nations Staff Officers’ Course 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2016-08-16)
  • 2016.18 Awarding the Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department of Political Affairs; UN. Department for Field Support; UN. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; DPKO/OMA/Office of the Military Advisor (2016-07-01)
    By its resolution 2154 (2014), the Security Council noted ‘with deep appreciation how Captain Mbaye Diagne of UNAMIR1 and of Senegal saved, unarmed and in the face of extreme danger, hundreds of, or perhaps even a thousand, ...
  • United Nations Integrated Protection of Civilians (IPOC) training materials Development Workshop 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2016-08-04)
    The IPOC materials will integrate for the first time guidance on the Protection of Civilians, Child Protection and Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in United Nations peacekeeping into one set of training materials in order ...
  • 2016.22 Policy on Justice Support in United Nations Peace Operations 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO/OROLSI/Criminal Law and Judicial Advisory Service (2016-08-01)
    This policy defines the approach and principles guiding the activities of justice components of United Nations peacekeeping operations, led by the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), and special political missions, ...
  • United Nations Training of Trainers Pilot Course 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2016-07-26)
  • 2016.21 Managing Information on Shared Drives (SOP) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/OCOS/Peacekeeping Information Management Unit (2016-07-01)
    The United Nations is transitioning from shared network drives to secure, web based servers to manage documents and records. During the transition, Offices will continue to use shared network drives. This Standard Operating ...
  • 2016.20 Information Labelling, Filing and Clean-up (SOP) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/OCOS/Peacekeeping Information Management Unit (2016-07-01)
    This SOP has been developed to assist Peacekeeping staff in understanding and executing their responsibilities to label, file and clean-up information in accordance with UN policies on record keeping and information ...
  • 2016.19 Policy on Records Management 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/OCOS/Peacekeeping Information Management Unit (2016-07-01)
    Records are our institutional memory and represent a vital asset to support daily functions and operations. DPKO and DFS are committed to maintaining a records management programme that meets the operational needs and ...
  • SMART Workshop III - 9-13 May 2016 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2016-06-08)
    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 ...
  • 2011.20 Human Rights in United Nations Peace Operations and Political Missions 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department of Political Affairs; UN. Department for Field Support; UN. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; OHCHR (2011-08-31)
    This policy provides guidance on how human rights shall be integrated into the activities of United Nations peace operations and political missions, including integrated Peacebuilding Offices. It outlines the institutional ...
  • Mobile Training Support Teams 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Integrated Training Service (2016-05-26)
    This Integrated Training Service (ITS) standard operating procedure (SOP) provides standardized instructions for initiating, assembling, deploying and evaluating Mobile Training Teams (MTTs) to Member States and associated ...
  • 2016.16 Evaluation of Force Headquarters in Peacekeeping Operations (SOP) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO/OMA/Office of the Military Advisor (2016-06-01)
    As stated in the DPKO/DFS Mission Evaluation Policy, the primary purpose of evaluations is to strengthen the ability of DPKO/DFS and missions to accumulate and utilize experience, thus enhancing peacekeeping operations. ...
  • 2016.06 SOP on Use of United Nations Vehicles for Non-official Purposes 

    UN. Department for Field Support; DFS/LSD/Strategic Support Service (2016-05-01)
    This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is subsidiary to the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support (DPKO and DFS) Manual on Surface Transport Management in the Field (Ref. 2013.06) and the DFS Code Cable ...
  • 2016.14 Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Threat Mitigation in Mission Settings (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; DPKO/OROLSI/Mine Action Service (2016-05-01)
    The purpose of the DPKO-DFS Guidelines on Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Threat Mitigation in Missions Settings is to provide practitioners with a generic set of planning and coordination considerations fro IED threat ...
  • 2016.13 Policy on Aviation Safety 

    UN. Department for Field Support; DFS/LSD/Aviation Safety Section (2016-05-05)
    This document is a revised version of the Policy on Aviation Safety (2009.2) approved and promulgated in 2009. The Policy establishes aviation safety as one of the Organization's top priority, as United Nations places the ...
  • Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide for Mediation Practitioners 

    UN. Department of Political Affairs; DPA/PMD/Guidance and Learning Unit (2015-02-01)
    “Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide for Mediation Practitioners”, produced by the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) and the Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding initiative of the United Nations Environment ...
  • 2016.04 Development of Mission Specific Guidance (Guidelines) 

    UN. Department of Peacekeeping Operations; UN. Department for Field Support; DPKO-DFS/DPET/Policy and Best Practice Service (2016-05-01)
    The purpose of these Guidelines is to support the guidance development process at the mission level, in line with the DPKO-DFS Policy on Guidance Development (2014.14), by assisting missions in the establishment of a clear ...

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