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Peacekeeping Resource Hub

The Peacekeeping Resource Hub hosts relevant peacekeeping guidance and training materials for Member States to train prospective peacekeepers. It contains both guidance and training documents on a variety of thematic areas including on Child Protection,

Military Aide Mémoire: Commanders’ Guide on Measures to Combat Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in United Nations Military

This Aide-Mémoire serves to generate adequate awareness on sexual exploitation and abuse and the many UN measures against the scourge. Therefore, the objective of this Aide-Memoire is to provide you, the commander, with a quick reference to the UN measures against sexual exploitation and abuse, including clearly defined command responsibilities. The Aide-Memoire complements relevant training guidance prior to and during deployment to UN peacekeeping operations. It is intended for all UN military commanders. Moreover, the document may also be a useful resource to UN military observers as well as other entities committed to service under the UN.

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'No Excuse' Pocket Cards

The ‘No Excuse’ cards include a concise and portable statement of the UN rules and prohibitions related to sexual exploitation and abuse, and contact details - to be provided by the missions and duty stations - for reporting allegations. These are to be distributed to all deployed UN personnel, affiliated staff, implementing partners and contractors.

'No Excuse' flyer

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              'No Excuse' pocket cards (2 pages)
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'No Excuse' pocket cards (4 pages)
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'No Excuse' InDesign set 
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Please visit the page for Specialized Training Materials for more on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN Personnel

Ten Rules: Code of Personal Conduct for Blue Helmets

Since 1998, uniformed peacekeeping personnel have been provided with pocket cards of the Ten Rules: Code of Personal Conduct for Blue Helmets.

Download the document in:  (English) (Français) (عربي) (中文) (Русский) (Español)

DPO-DOS joint Message to Staff on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support, Mr. Atul Khare, talk to us about sexual exploitation and abuse by UN Peace Operations personnel. Ending sexual exploitation and abuse is an uphill battle, fought every day in Headquarters, in Missions and in our field offices. Through this message, they share their determination to bring justice to victims and seek our renewed commitment towards ending this form of abuse.

Download the DPO-DOS joint message to peacekeeping staff on sexual exploitation and abuse. This message is intended for use in internal training and outreach activities such as Town Halls, pre-deployment training or induction courses: (EN) (FR)

Conduct and Discipline Unit

Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance
United Nations
New York
NY 10017

Phone: +1-917-423-5256

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