Specialised Training Materials (STM)

Resource Persons

Integrated Training Service
DPET/DPO, United Nations

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.

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Specialized Training Materials

STM UNMU - Military Signal Units


The aim of these training materials is to provide troop-contributing countries with a comprehensive training package that combines the Conceptual, Legal, and Operational Frameworks for specific type of units. The STMs also mainstreams relevant aspects of the Protection of Civilians into frameworks / material. The STM includes small exercises, as well as, a larger more comprehensive scenario-based exercise, which can be run at the end of a course to strengthen participants’ understanding how better to operate in a UN Peacekeeping environment. The training packages are designed for application in both pre-deployment and in-mission training.

Target audience

The priority target audience of this STM package are military decision makers, staff officers, and tactical level unit leaders. However, leadership at all levels that supervise, support and coordinate with the specific unit may benefit from this material. 

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Military Signal Units

Structure of the training materials

The package is constructed in three modules:

Module 1:              Conceptual Framework

Module 2:              Legal Framework

Module 3:              Operational Framework


  • Annex A:  Power Point Slide Presentations
  • Annex B: Comprehensive Protection of Civilians (CPOC)
  • Annex C: Learning Activity / Scenario-based Table Top Exercise (TTX)  
  • Annex D: Training Guidance / Training Model
  • Annex E: References and background material 


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