STM - Specialized Training Materials

The Specialised Training Materials for UN Police 2021 (UNPOL STM 2021) provide police-contributing countries with a standardised training package that prepares their officers for duties in UN Peace Operations, SGF-related aspects, UN-policing concepts, Protection of Civilians and Human Rights prior to their deployment.


The training aims at turning capable Police Officers into competent Peacekeepers who can:

  • Fulfil Police aspects of UN Peace Operations mandates in accordance with DPO/DOS principles and guidelines and their underlying international legal standards; 
  • Perform their Police functions in an effective, professional, and integrated manner; and
  • Demonstrate the core values and competencies of the United Nations.


The UNPOL Specialised Pre-deployment Training apply to Police Officers eligible or already selected by the Member States, according with the selection criteria set by DPO Police Division (PD), to deploy as Individual Police Officers (IPOs). The training audience for the CoESPU course is represented by 20/25 Police Officers from national law enforcement organizations. 


  • United Nations Police (UNPOL) 
  • Police Command in a UN Context 
  • UNPOL Administration
  • Human Rights Due Diligence Policy (HRDDP) 
  • Community-oriented Policing (CoP) 
  • Intelligence-led Policing 
  • Capacity-building and Development 
  • Monitoring, Mentoring and Advising 
  • Protection of Civilians (POC) 
  • Use of Force and Firearms 
  • Apprehension, Arrest and Detention in UN Peace Operationsthe UN and its purpose


FROM01 May 2024
TO07 May 2024
STM7, English
FROM05 Jun 2024
TO11 Jun 2024
STM8, English
FROM10 Jul 2024
TO16 Jul 2024
STM9, English
FROM11 Sep 2024
TO17 Sep 2024
STM10, English
FROM09 Oct 2024
TO15 Oct 2024
STM11, English
FROM30 Oct 2024
TO05 Nov 2024
STM12, French
FROM27 Nov 2024
TO03 Dec 0024
STM13, English


FROM14 Feb 2024
TO20 Feb 2024
STM6, English
FROM24 Jan 2024
TO30 Jan 2024
STM5, English
FROM09 Nov 2023
TO15 Nov 2023
FROM27 Sep 2023
TO03 Oct 2023
FROM11 Jul 2023
TO17 Sep 2023
FROM07 Jun 2023
TO13 Jun 2023
STM01 - English Language