Safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel - Report of the Secretary-General (A/68/489)

Report
from UN General Assembly
Published on 27 Sep 2013 View Original

Sixty-eighth session
Agenda item 70
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance

Summary

The General Assembly, in its resolution 67/85, requested the Secretary-General to submit to it, at its sixty-eighth session, a comprehensive and updated report on the safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel and on the implementation of the resolution. The present report provides an update on the safety and security of United Nations personnel over the past year and on the efforts of the Department of Safety and Security to implement the recommendations contained in resolution 67/85 that fall under the Department’s purview.

The report describes the measures taken by the Department of Safety and Security and the United Nations security management system to realize the strategic vision of a modern, professional and effective security management system in ensuring the protection of United Nations personnel, premises and assets for the conduct of United Nations activities. The report provides an assessment of United Nations security management policies, efforts, initiatives and multi-faceted strategies in the evolving global security environment.