This policy brief discusses how senior management can more concretely interpret the mandated tasks of a UN peace operation to identify what gender-sensitive implementation means when seeking to move from policy to practice.
This policy brief looks at recent strategic reviews which address United
Nations safety and security, remarks on those reviews’ shared themes and
conclusions and further elaborates on what, in the light of these, could be
done to improve the safety and security of United Nations and associated
The 24th UN Senior Mission Leaders' (SML) Course was held in Beijing by the Challenges Forum Partner, the Peacekeeping Centre of the Ministry of National Defence of China, and the Integrated Training Service of UN Department for Peacekeeping Operations between 6-17 June 2016.
On 8-9 May 2016, the Challenges Forum marked its 20th anniversary with the event United Nations Peace Operations 2020: The United Nations Reviews and Their Implications for Tomorrow’s Missions. The two-day meeting in New York, co-hosted by the Permanent Missions to the UN of Armenia, Indonesia, Nigeria, Sweden and the United States, focused on the findings of recent expert and high-level reviews of UN peace operations and what they mean for future peace operations.