Together, let us solemnly pledge that we will not tolerate anyone committing or condoning a crime, and in particular, crimes of sexual exploitation and abuse. The culture of the United Nations is transformational. Driving transformational change through co-creation. Decision making and Good offices MINURSO United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara 2. Discrimination in all its forms is uncovered and addressed, Heads and deputy Heads of Mission identify gender bias and other roadblocks to inclusion, working to remove them, and role modelling for staff to set high professional standards of work and conduct and practice cultural and gender sensitivity. The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) organized an awareness-raising session on March 12 to combat sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by United Nations personnel. The men and women serving under the blue flag across the world have a duty to uphold the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and respect for the dignity of the human person. They embrace the creation of a diverse workforce as a strength and effectively work with stakeholders from all backgrounds. There are currently 14 peacekeeping operations led by the Department of Peace Operations (DPO). Efficiency. Scroll for more information about our missions and to learn more about our peacekeeping, peacebuilding and conflict prevention activities. They possess mature political judgement combined with strong analytical skills and make informed decisions through data collection and analysis, identifying opportunities and risks in complex situations and avoiding duplication with partners. Peacekeeping Operations | Political Missions and Good Offices Engagements. They bring unique strengths, including legitimacy, burden sharing, and an ability to deploy troops and police from around the world, integrating them with civilian peacekeepers to address a range of mandates set by the UN Security Council and General Assembly. Mandated by the UN Security Council and the General Assembly, the United Nations deploys peacekeeping and special political missions to the field in support of a particular country or region. Find out more about our standards of conduct. UN personnel in the field are the face of the Organization to the people we are sent to protect and support, and the Organization is fully committed to working together with Member States to ensure that all United Nations personnel, whether civilian, police, or military are accountable for their conduct while in the service of a UN field mission. Over 100,000 civilian, military and police personnel are currently deployed in the various UN peacekeeping operations and special political missions around the world. Ghassan Salamé, currently Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya (UNSMIL), at a press interview in Al Gubya (Libya). a. There is a three-pronged strategy to address misconduct: prevention, enforcement of the UN Standards of Conduct, and remedial action. Dignity. The Department provides support to numerous envoys of the Secretary-General engaged in peace talks or crisis diplomacy, while overseeing more than a dozen field-based United Nations "political missions" with mandates to help nations and regions resolve conflicts and tensions peacefully. The Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) is the principal support structure for peacemaking and preventive diplomacy efforts. MINURSO United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara 3. Leaders use a result-oriented approach and are able to mobilize partner support and resources. Op-Ed by Catherine Pollard, U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance, and Jean-Pierre Lacroix, U.N. MENUB United Nations Electoral Observation Mission in Burundi 2. b. 3. Heads and deputy Heads of Mission actively seek the input of their senior leadership team members and stakeholders. Heads and deputy Heads of Missions (D/HoM) are responsible for developing a shared vision for fulfilling the mandate of the Security Council and set the strategic direction to achieve goals and objectives that will translate into strategic framework deliverables. 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