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12:08:16, Saturday, 23 Jul 2016

UN Police (UNPOL)

Who we are

 

 

UN Police (UNPOL) are vital in helping to promote peace and security. Every day, they work to maintain public safety and security within UNMISS protection of civilians sites in accordance with international human rights standards, assisting with a wide range of activities.

 

The UNMISS UNPOL force comprises 561 men and women coming from 38 countries. 

 

"In addition to protecting individuals, they [UN Police] help society as a whole by redefining the role of policing in countries emerging from conflict, forging trust in uniformed police, establishing faith in national justice systems and fostering confidence in peace processes."

Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary-General

 

 

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