Specialised Training Materials for United Nations Military Units

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.

Force HQ Support Units

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

  • Overview and concept of employment of UN Force Headquarters Support Units (FHQ SP)
  • Nature of FHQ SP units
  • Characteristics of FHQ SP
  • Flexibility and adaptability of tailoring the force for support
  • FHQ SP roles and responsibilities supporting UN Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)

Module 1 provides an overview of the conceptual framework related to the proper employment of FHQ SP units to support and help contribute to a successful achievement of the Mandate. It also examines the nature, characteristics of the units and their enabling support to the military component

Learning Objectives
Learners will:

  • Describe the characteristics and functions of FHQ SP units
  • Know the key concepts of FHQ SP unit employment
  • Understand the roles and functions of the FHQS SP units
  • Describe the principles of FHQ SP units support

Instructional Materials Only for Force HQ Support Units

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