Logistical Support to United Nations Peacekeeping Operations: An Introduction

This course introduces students to logistics operations in United Nations peace operations. This basic course provides the background and rationale behind UN peacekeeping logistics, the key organizations responsible for providing logistical support, the strategies employed in the field and at Headquarters, the UN Global Field Support Strategy, management of contingent-owned equipment, the logistics activities during the life-cycle of a UN mission, how missions gain financial support, and the mission medical system. Eight lessons.

This updated edition provides contemporary information on UN peace operations as the Organization begins a new era with the celebration of its 70th anniversary.

COURSE AUTHOR: Major Rod Little (retired) served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a logistics officer, including stints with NATO and UN missions. He currently lives in the Philippines.

Number of pages: 203 [English]

Publisher: Peace Operations Training Institute [11-02-15]

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Este curso introduce a los estudiantes a las operaciones logísticas en las operaciones de paz de las Naciones Unidas. Este curso básico proporciona los antecedentes y los fundamentos de la logística de mantenimiento de la paz de las Naciones Unidas, las organizaciones clave responsables de brindar apoyo logístico, las estrategias empleadas en el campo y en la Sede, la Estrategia de Apoyo de Campo Global de las Naciones Unidas, la gestión del equipo de propiedad de los contingentes, las actividades logísticas durante el ciclo de vida de una misión de la ONU, cómo las misiones obtienen apoyo financiero y el sistema médico de la misión. Ocho lecciones.

Esta edición actualizada proporciona información contemporánea sobre las operaciones de paz de la ONU cuando la Organización comienza una nueva era con la celebración de su 70 aniversario.

AUTOR DEL CURSO: El comandante Rod Little (retirado) sirvió en las Fuerzas Armadas de Canadá como oficial de logística, incluyendo períodos con misiones de la OTAN y la ONU. Actualmente vive en Filipinas.

Number of pages: 231 [Spanish]

Publisher: Peace Operations Training Institute [11-13-18]

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Ce cours introduit la problématique des opérations logistiques des opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies. Ce cours de base présente l’historique et la raison d’être du développement des questions logistiques au sein des opérations de maintien de la paix des Nations Unies, la stratégie employée au niveau du terrain comme au Siège, présente le cycle de vie d’une mission, explique comment est géré l’appui financier aux missions, et enfin présente les différentes composantes qui définissent l’appui logistique intégré au sein d’une mission. Huit leçons.

Cette édition mise à jour fournit des informations contemporaines sur les opérations de paix des Nations Unies alors que l'Organisation entre dans une nouvelle ère avec la célébration de son 70e anniversaire.

AUTEUR DE COURS: Le major Rod Little (retraité) a servi dans les Forces armées canadiennes en tant qu'officier de la logistique, notamment auprès de missions de l'OTAN et de l'ONU. Il vit actuellement aux Philippines.

Number of pages: 225 [French]

Publisher: Peace Operations Training Institute [03-13-19]

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