Our Mission

The Peace Operations Training Institute provides globally accessible and affordable distance-learning courses on peace support, humanitarian relief, and security operations. We are committed to bringing essential, practical knowledge to military personnel, police, and civilians working toward peace worldwide.

Peacekeeping Training

POTI specializes in training active peacekeepers, but we serve the entire peacekeeping community.

Join over 139,000 peacekeepers, United Nations staff, NGO personnel, members of the military, university students, and others worldwide by studying United Nations peace support, humanitarian relief, and security operations through our self-paced courses.

With over 680,500 enrolments and counting, you can be confident that the Peace Operations Training Institute is the place to expand your knowledge of peacekeeping related subjects.

  • Core Pre-Deployment Training Materials course now available.
  • Security for United Nations Peacekeepers course now available.
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Honour Roll Highlight

Congratulations to KIPLANGAT KIRUI, from Kenya, for being one of the latest students to complete our peacekeeping training course An Introduction to the UN System.
Watch the <em>Human Rights and Peacekeeping</em> course introduction video. Yuvent Anyero, UNPOL, provides a student testimonial about POTI's training. Course Author Webinar with Colonel (Ret.) Christopher Holshek. Major Preye Zipele, Nigeria, provides a student testimonial about POTI's training. Lt Carolina Céspedes Benavente, Chile, provides a student testimonial about POTI's training.
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Prospective students.

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Group training licenses.

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Distribute your training.

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Show your support.

There are numerous ways that you can contribute to the peacekeeping effort. Learn more.