Safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of UN personnel - Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/336)

Report
from UN General Assembly
Published on 29 Aug 2009 View Original
Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 of the provisional agenda
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 63/138, requested the Secretary-General to submit to it at its sixty-fourth 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 updates on the safety and security of humanitarian and United Nations personnel over the past year and on the efforts of the Department of Safety and Security to implement the recommendations of the Assembly contained in resolution 63/138 which fall under the responsibility of the Department.

The present report outlines the threats against the safety and security of United Nations and humanitarian personnel over the past year as well as an update on the measures taken to mainstream and move towards strengthened and enhanced systemwide security management.