United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS)

The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is responsible for providing leadership, operational support and oversight of the security management system, ensure the maximum security for staff and eligible dependents as well as enable the safest and most efficient conduct of the programmes and activities of the UN system.

All UN Departments, Agencies Funds and Programmes works together on security matter under the leadership of UNDSS. The Department has developed a cross-disciplinary approach to provide safety and security services with strong security risk management capacity and strategies to address security challenges. Given the nature of our work and the challenging security environment in which the UN operates, a strong leadership and coordination mechanism is vital to enabling safe programme delivery.

For more information please visit the UNDSS’s website: https://www.un.org/undss/