20 Nov 2014
Resolution 2185 (Role of Policing in UN Peacekeeping) S/RES/2185

On 20 November the UN Security Council unanimously passed its first ever resolution on the role of policing in UN peacekeeping and peacebuilding. The resolution reaffirms that UN police have an important role in supporting host States to uphold their primary responsibility to protect civilians, including through monitoring and deterrence, early warning and prevention, physical protection, creating protective environments and capacity building.