Tuesday, March 06, 2007

DPKO- They Year in Review- 2006

The UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations has published their 2006 Year in Review, entitled, 'New Challenges, New Horizons'. The theme is very much oriented around more peacekeepers being called into action worldwide.

Also released is an 'Audit of the management structures of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations', published by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS). The audit assesses whether the Department’s current structures adhered to sound management practice in providing political, logistical and administrative support to peace missions led by the Department and focuses on governance, accountability, doctrine, organizational structure, delegated authority in key administrative functions, training, mission support and partnering in peace operations.