n Conflict Trends - UN Secretary-General for Peacekeeping, Mr Guehenno

Volume 2000, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1561-9818


Extracted from text ... 38 Conflict Trends spoke to the United Nations Secretary- General for Peacekeeping, Mr Gu?henno INTERVIEW BY KWEZI MNGQIBISA Conflict Trends: There are a number of peace- keeping training initiatives in Africa that aim to build the capacity of militaries to undertake peace operations on the continent. Are there any steps that can be taken in the foreseeable future to stan- dardise training? Mr Gu?henno: Member states are responsible for training the troops they contribute to UN peace- keeping. However, it is the job of the training unit in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) to set standards and provide curricula guidelines. This responsibility includes offering assistance to member states through their own evaluations of troop readiness. The training unit also ..

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