Unit 3.1. Liaison. Aim. The aim of this unit is to provide Military Experts on Missions with the necessary information to understand and familiarize about the concept and responsibilities of liaison within a peacekeeping mission. Learning Outcome.
The aim of this unit is to provide Military Experts on Missions with the necessary information to understand and familiarize about the concept and responsibilities of liaison within a peacekeeping mission.
On completion of this section, participants will be able to:
Understand the definition, aim, tasks and apply the methods for conducting liaison in UN peacekeeping operations
The methods for conducting liaison in UN peacekeeping operations
Structure of presentation
Learning Activity Time Required
Definition of liaison and it aim
“P E A C E K E E P E R”
Propose liaison meetings.
All reports are handed according to the tasks.
Coordinate activities and cooperate with Force units
Ensure high level of cooperation
Keep force elements continuously informed
Ensure that liaison assistance requests are met promptly.
Ensure that volatile situations are defused as soon as possible .
Pay attention of the challenge of conducting liaison through an interpreter.
Ensure that reports are complete and correct.
Records on all activities must be kept updated.
Chain of command liaison will assist with two well-known liaison challenges: planning and simply relaying future intentions.
Liaison with Civil Authorities and International Organizations
Liaise with municipal civil authorities, international organizations, who will help with shared initiatives and increase overall security knowledge.
Liaison with Belligerent Forces Organizations
Probable liaison tasks with belligerent include: Organizations
Methods of Conducting Liaison Organizations
Military Observer Liaison Teams Organizations