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Best Practices Overview
Evolution of Peacekeeping
Peacekeeping Best Practices
Capstone Doctrine

Annexes:

A: General Definitions

B: Peacekeeping Abbreviations

C: Abbreviations Specific to Peacekeeping

Peacekeeping Abbreviations

AU

African Union

C-34

United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations

CAAC

Children and Armed Conflict

CAP

Consolidated Appeals Process

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

CMS

Chief of Mission Support

CIMIC

Civil-Military Cooperation

CITS

Communications and Information Technology Service

CIVPOL

Civilian Police

CMO

Current Military Operations

COE

Contingent-Owned Equipment

DDR

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration

Designated Official

The senior-most United Nations decision-maker on safety and security issues, in a given country.

DFS

Department of Field Support

DMS

Director of Mission Support

DPKO

Department of Peacekeeping Operations

DSRSG

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General.

DSRC/HC

Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General/Resident   Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator

DSS

Department of Safety and Security

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

ERDFC

Emergency Rapid Deployment Force Concept (proposed)

EU

European Union

FC

Force Commander

FGS

Force Generation Service

HC

Humanitarian Coordinator

HOM

Head of Mission

HOMC

Head of Military Component

HOPC

Head of Police Component

ICRC

 International Committee of the Red Cross

IDP

Internally Displaced People

IDPC

Internally Displaced People Camps

IFI

International Financial Institution is a generic term referring to the World Bank, IMF and other international or regional development banks.

IMF

International Monetary Fund

IOT

Integrated Operational Teams

IMPP

Integrated Mission Planning Process

IPBS

Integrated Peacebuilding Strategy

ISS

Integrated Support Services

ITS

Integrated Training Service

JLOC

Joint Logistics Operations Centre

JOC

Joint Operations Centre

JMAC

Joint Mission Analysis Cell

MO

Military Observer

MOSS

Minimum Operating Security Standards

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MPS

 Military Planning Service

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NGO

Non-Governmental Organization

OCHA

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

OHCHR

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

OMA

Office of Military Affairs

OSCE

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

Parties

Persons or entities involved in a dispute.

PCC

Police Contributing Country

P5

Permanent members of the UN Security Council

PD

Police Division

POC

Protection of Civilians

PROCAP

Protection Standby Capacity

R2P

Responsibility to Protect

PRSP

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers

QIPs

Quick Impact Projects

QRF

Quick Reaction Forces (QRF)

RC

Resident Coordinator

ROE

Rules of Engagement

RLSC

Rule of Law Standing Capacity (proposed)

SC

Situation Centre

SAR

Search and Rescue

SDS

Strategic Deployment Stocks

SHIRBRIG

Multinational Standby High-Readiness Brigade for UN Peace Operations

SPC

Standing Police Capacity

SLT

Senior Leadership Team

SMT

Security Management Team

SOFA

Status of Forces Agreement

SOMA

Status of Mission Agreement

SRSG

Special Representative of the Secretary-General

SSR

Security Sector Reform

TAM

Technical Assessment Mission

TRA

Threat and Risk Assessments

TRM

Transitional Results Matrix

TCC

Troop Contributing Country

UNCT

United Nations Country Team

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNMAS

United Nations Mine Action Service

UNSAS

United Nations Standby Arrangement System

 

 

 
 
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