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DPKO and DFS Develop New Specialized Training Materials for Prevention and Response to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

DPKO | DFS

The Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Field Support (DFS) have developed a new conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) training module for core pre-deployment training of all UN peacekeepers as well as new Specialized Training Materials for military components to prevent and respond to conflict-related sexual violence.

DESA & OSAA lead UN efforts to address job creation – in Africa

Monday, 13 April 2015

New York - OSAA

On 31 March the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) met to address the issues of under- and unemployment in Africa during a session, “At work in Africa” as part of the “ECOSOC Integration Summit: Achieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all.”

Building Capacity of Women’s Protection Advisers

Wednesday, 01 April 2015

Brindisi | DPKO

More than 30 Women's Protection Advisers from 10 peacekeeping and special political mission attended a workshop in Brindisi. The five-day workshop looked at capacity gaps, best practices and challenges and developed recommendation to strengthen the protection of women and girls from sexual violence in conflict and pot-conflict situation.