The Peace Operations Training Institute’s mission to deliver self-paced e-learning to military personnel, police, and civilians dedicated to peace worldwide depends on the generous funding of our sponsors. We thank the following nations and institutions that financially support e-learning on peacekeeping:
The Australian Department of Defence contributes to E-Learning for Peacekeepers in the Asia Pacific (ELPAP) and Individual E-Learning for Peacekeepers from Africa (IELP Africa).
With the generous support of Global Affairs Canada’s Peace and Stabilization Operations Programme, POTI is able to provide E-Learning for Mission Staff (ELMS); Individual E-Learning for Peacekeepers from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and select South Asian nations; the National Training Centre E-Learning Platform (NTCELP); and the Women, Peace, and Security Programme (WPS).
Finland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs has sponsored the E-Learning for African Peacekeepers (ELAP) programme.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands supports NTCELP Africa, maintenance of the POTI curriculum, and mission leadership training.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden has sponsored ELMS.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom contributes to NTCELP Africa, ELMS, and the free distribution of courses on child protection and the protection of civilians.
The Danish Ministry of Defence supports WPS.
Organisation Internationale de La Francophonie
The OIF has expanded our capacity to serve French-speaking students by funding an increase in the number of our courses available in French.
Our ability to offer a full curriculum of courses that reflect current UN doctrine and cover priority topic areas is aided by ongoing collaboration with and support from these UN entities:
In collaboration with the Institute, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has developed a three-course suite with the purpose of raising awareness about the UN Security Council resolutions recognizing the role of women and girls in issues of peace and security.Learn More
UN Mine Action Service
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), located within the Department of Peace Operations, and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) collaborated with POTI to develop a course which offers a comprehensive introduction to the policies, procedures, and standards that shape Mine Action activity around the world as countries and NGOs pursue the eradication of these hazards.
Australian Federal Police
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) cooperated with POTI to develop the course The Role of United Nations Police in Peace Operations, which is available in English, French, and Spanish tuition-free to all worldwide.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and POTI co-published a course titled Protection of Cultural Property: Online Course for Military, Police, and Law Enforcement.
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) collaborated with POTI to create the course Ebola Virus Disease: Awareness and Precautions for Peacekeeping Personnel, which is available free of cost to all worldwide.
DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance
DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) partnered with POTI to develop the course Preventing Violence Against Women and Promoting Gender Equality in Peacekeeping.
King’s College London's Centre for Military Ethics
In collaboration with POTI, King’s College London's Centre for Military Ethics developed the course Ethics in Peace Operations to present a general introduction to the basic ethical aspects of peace operations.