DPKO-DFS Core Pre-deployment Training Materials (CPTM 2017) for United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

Resource Person

Seun Abiola
Integrated Training Service
DPET/DPKO & DFS, United Nations



Module 1: An Overview of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

Module 1 focuses on ‘An Overview of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations’ to answer the questions: What is the UN? What is UN peacekeeping? Who are we as peacekeeping personnel? Why are we deployed to a country? Who else do we work with? It gives a snapshot of UN peacekeeping as a tool to address violent conflict.

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Lesson 1.1:     United Nations Peacekeeping     

Lesson 1.2:     Peace and Security Activities

Lesson 1.3:     Principles of United Nations Peacekeeping

Lesson 1.4:     Legal Framework for United Nations Peacekeeping

Lesson 1.5:     Security Council  Mandates in Practice

Lesson 1.6:     How Peacekeeping Operations Work

Lesson 1.7:     Working As One in the Mission

Lesson 1.8:     Mission Partners

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