The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Peace and Security

Key partners

UN Mine Action Service

UN Children’s Fund

UN Development Programme

Over the past 20 years, UNOPS Peace and Security Centre (PSC) has developed expertise in implementing projects in complex environments where security and logistical challenges hamper peace and security, humanitarian and development activities.

This thematic centre provides its partners with human resources, procurement and contract management services, as well as planning, implementation, risk management and oversight support to a wide range of programmes and projects.

Within its current portfolio, UNMAS remains the centre’s main partner. PSC provides support for UNMAS activities in over 30 countries.

Key information

  • IMPACT

    • Over $200 million in delivery of implementation services
    • Awarded over $59 million in contracts
    • Awarded over 75 third party agreements totaling over $81 million
    • 75 personnel were selected for Pools of Experts

  • UNOPS Peace and Security Pools of Experts

    In order to rapidly deploy project teams, PSC has established several 'Pools of Experts' from which it can quickly fill vacancies. Pools of Experts comprise of specialists whose technical knowledge and personal suitability has been evaluated and approved in advance, allowing them to be deployed on short notice. View current vacancies here.

  • Contact details

    UNOPS PSC New York

    708 3rd Ave, 14th Floor

    New York 10017

    United States of America

    Email: psc.director.office@unops.org

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