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dc.description.abstractThis policy defines the core functions and principles guiding the activities of prison or corrections components (hereinafter referred to as "prison components") of United Nations peacekeeping operations led by the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and special political missions led by the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) (hereinafter referred to as "peace operations"). It replaces the DPKO Policy Directive on Prison Support in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations of December 2005. This policy is designed to assist prison components in fulfilling their mandates to further the rule of law and promote peace and security in countries hosting peace operations. It outlines the purpose, roles and scope of activities of prison omponents, as well as basic management and support arrangements, and other institutional relations with key partners in this area. Furthermore, the policy shall serve to guide future planning processes and inform Member States, key partners and stakeholders of the core responsibilities of corrections personnel serving in the field.en
dc.titlePolicy on Prison Support in United Nations Peace Operationsen
dc.typeGuidance Materialsen
undr.cluster.bodyDepartment of Peacekeeping Operationsen
undr.cluster.bodyDepartment for Field Supporten
undr.cluster.topicPeace and Securityen
undr.contributor.corporateUN. Department of Peacekeeping Operationsen
undr.contributor.corporateUN. Department for Field Supporten
undr.subject.corporateUN. Department of Peacekeeping Operationsen
undr.subject.corporateUN. Department for Field Supporten
undr.subject.dpkoCONDUCT AND DISCIPLINEen
undr.subject.dpkoRULE OF LAWen
undr.subject.dpkoSECURITY SECTOR REFORMen
undr.subject.dpkoSTANDARDS OF CONDUCTen
undr.subject.dpkoTECHNICAL TRAININGen
undr.contributor.dpkoDPKO/OROLSI/Criminal Law and Judicial Advisory Serviceen
undr.keywordspolicy directive, human rights, prison, support, detention, detain, criminal justice, crime prevention, crime, jail, correction, policy, incident management, handbook, justice and corrections, standing capacity, JCSC, HRDDPen

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