This policy establishes a knowledge sharing and organizational learning framework for DPKO-led missions and at DPKO and DFS Headquarters. This framework is designed to maintain and further strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of United Nations Peacekeeping in the field and at Headquarters by identifying, capturing, sharing and implementing best practices and lessons learned. This policy establishes guiding principles of knowledge sharing and organizational learning for United Nations Peacekeeping in the field and at Headquarters. It clarifies the roles and responsibilities of managers and personnel in sharing and using knowledge. The policy defines the accountability framework, the systems and tools to retain institutional memory and to identify, capture, share and use knowledge accumulated in peacekeeping, thereby promoting the integration of lessons learned, best practices and other operational knowledge into work processes.