Specialized Training Materials

Instructional Materials Only for Military Engineers Units

Military Engineers Units - Full Package

Resource Persons

For any proposal of update or improvement of this package, or any questions pertaining to the training materials, please contact the project leader

Mr. Rafael Barbieri (barbieri@un.org) or write to peacekeeping-training@un.org.

Any relevant update will be posted and explained on the Peacekeeping Resource Hub website (http://research.un.org/en/peacekeeping-community). Instructors are encouraged to check that site regularly.

Military Engineers Units

Aim
The aim of this module is to familiarize participants with the:

  • Overview , concept and capabilities of UN Military Engineer Units (ENGRS)
  • Nature and characteristics of ENGRS
  • Support relationships and support framework
  • Differences and similarities between Construction Engineer Units and Combat Engineer Units
  • Flexibility and adaptability of ENGRS units
  • ENGRS roles and responsibilities supporting UN Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO)

Overview
Module 1 provides an overview of the conceptual framework related to ENGRS operating in a UN PKO to support and help contribute towards a successful achievement of the Mandate. It also examines the nature and characteristics of ENGRS and their support to forces in UN Missions.

Learning Objectives

Learners will:

  • Describe the capabilities and characteristics of UN ENGRS
  • Explain the ENGRS framework and key concepts
  • Understand the roles of different types of ENGRS
  • Describe the principles of ENGRS support

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