The Directorate of Peacekeeping is responsible for the following:

  • Recruitment/Selection of personnel for Peace support operations;
  • Training of personnel for deployment;
  • Deployment/Rotation of Police officers to various missions across the globe;
  • Serves as liaison between the United Nations’ Department of Peacekeeping Operations (UNDPKO)/African Union Peace Support Operations Department (AUPSOD)/ECOWAS Standby Force (ESF) and the Nigeria Police;
  • Give appropriate advice to the Inspector-General of Police on matters related Peace Support Operations.
  • Monitoring of activities of Nigeria Police officers in Missions;
  • Liaise with Nigerian immigration, UNDP office and DHL on travel issues and air freighting of contingents belongings;
  • Liaise with National and International Centres of Excellence and Peace Support Training Institutions on training matters;
  • Organizing seminars and workshops on matters relating to Peace Support Operations;
  • Facilitate the procurement, deployment and repatriation of Contingent Own Equipment (COE)