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.

AUTEUR DE COURS: Mr. Kamran Baig, Coordinateur des services généraux au Bureau des Nations Unies à Nairobi, après avoir été au service de l'ONUB, la MINUL et la MINUBH.

Number of pages: 252 [French]

Publisher: Peace Operations Training Institute [01-18-12]

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"I LOVED DOING MY COURSE IT HAS ENHANCED MY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE TREMENDOUSLY "

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"Its a thought provoking and e-learning platform makes its easy for all UN Components to undergo at own pace"

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"Challenging"

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"Since am a logistician I found this course with vast knowledge about military logistics "

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"I learnt about how a DPKO mission start up, its mandate implementation and transition (liquidation process) logistic supports point of view."

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"Logistic support is a complex component of the operational strategy to reach operational goals in the mission. It has to be handled with commitment and patience."

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"GOOD ESXPOSURE TO UN LOGISTIC SUPPORT "

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"Practical course on logistics in UN Peacekeeping Operations. Interesting and very useful."

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"Bien"

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"I learn more about UN Logistic in this course. Faites ce cours et apprnez tout sur la logistic."

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"It was entertained and useful."

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"Ce cours a été très éducatif et très instructif"

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"Les opérations logistiques jouent un rôle important dans le maintien de la paix"

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"Une mention bien."

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"J'ai toujours eu du plaisir de suivre ces quelques cours et me faire évaluer "

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"Cours est simple ,bien rédigé et accessible à tous"

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"EXCELLENT"

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"J'ai aimé toute la planification qui précède le lancement de toute mission. Je travaille personnellement dans un service de sécurité officielle dans mon pays et ces enseignements me seront très utiles. Merci"

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" As a chief, now I am convinced that management of any task needs to be thought and planned by accepting to share expertise and experience."

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"Je peut dire ce cours m'a montré les différents facettes de gestion des opérations de sa conception jusqu'au plan de liquidation.Il m'a appris le fonctionnement sur les différents structures des nations unies ainsi que leur domaine de compétence. "

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"De ce cours, j'ai trop aimé son caractère pratique et professionnel."

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"salut a tous et particulièrement au organe de POTI.je vous remercie de nous avoir permit de mettre en valeur le talent caché qui est en nous.pour ce cour j'ain sincèrement bossé,croix en moi et prendre ce concours aux sérieux.les questions sont vraiment dificiles mais dans la vie rien est facile.que DIEU bénise "

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