Glossary of UN Peacekeeping Terms


Over the years the UN has developed a distinctive way of describing aspects of peacekeeping. The following glossary contains a brief compilation of terms used in missions around the world. Although there is no official document defining terms used in the mission, these terms are the most frequently used.

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Link to Bibliography - Monographs on United Nations Peacekeeping and related topics, published between 1945 and 1996

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Last updated: September 1998

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