To strengthen the capacity of trainers in the field and ensure that they are adequately equipped with the knowledge, skills, and behaviour required to perform their duties, the DPKO/DFS Integrated Training Service (ITS) conducted two Training of Trainers (ToT) courses for trainers drawn from peacekeeping and special political missions. The ToTs which were on the Supervisory Skills Training (SST) and Core Pre-Deployment Training Materials were held at the Global Service Centre, Brindisi, from 9 to 14 May and 9 to 13 May, 2016 respectively.
In a move to promote the use of Training as a tool for enhancing mandate implementation, the DPKO/DFS Integrated Training Service (ITS) delivered an IMTC Workshop at the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), from 2 to 6 May 2016. The workshop brought together 30 Chiefs of Integrated Mission Training Centres (IMTCs) and Mission Training Focal Points including Civilian, Military and Police Training Chiefs of 17 peacekeeping and special political missions. Missions were urged to treat training as a tool for enhancing mandate implementation considering its role in improving capabilities to address the increasingly complex needs in peacekeeping, as clarified under the strategic peacekeeping training priorities indicated in the Secretary General’s Report on the progress of training in peacekeeping. The workshop also focussed on the strengthening of the management of peacekeeping training at different phases of a mission and the introduction of various tools for the delivery of in-mission training including the use of Table Top Exercises.
To strengthen the capacity of peacekeepers to prevent and respond to sexual violence in conflict, the Integrated Training and the Policy and Best Practices Services of the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support conducted a global consultation workshop on newly developed specialized training materials on prevention and response to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (CRSV), in Brindisi, Italy, from 15 to 26 June. Read full story here...
The first Training of Trainers (ToT) course on the Prevention and Response to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (CSRV) for trainers of various Integrated Mission Training Centres (IMTCs) was held in Entebbe, Uganda from 26 to 29 May 2015.
DPKO/DFS’s Integrated Training Service and Policy and Best Practice Service in the Division of Policy, Evaluation and Training conducted the ToT to advance the capacity of designated trainers and focal points, including the military, police, and civilian peacekeepers in designing programmes and disseminating information on the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security mandate, with particular emphasis on CRSV concerns. Read full story here...
Coaching & Mentoring and Mentoring & Advising ToT
The Integrated Training Service of the Division of Policy, Evaluation and Training of DPKO-DFS organized a training of trainers’ programme for Integrated Mission Training Centre trainers and mission training focal points at the United Nations Global Service Centre in Brindisi, Italy, between 4 and 15 May 2015. The programme is a skill-building activity coordinated and delivered by the Field Training Support team, in collaboration with Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK and Chief, IMTC of UNAMID.