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Security Policy - old

2.0 Policies
Main Policy
Security Policy
 Related Policies
UNMSM Operational Guidelines
Security Clearance Policy

Commercial Air Travel Safety Guidelines
3.0 Procedures
Main Procedures

Security Policy Procedures

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UNMSM Procedures

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John Dada,Mark Richmond
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January 25, 2022 - The UNDSS has updated several policies and guidance documents (i.e. Framework of Accountability, Road Safety, Local Cost Shared Security Budget, and Commercial Air Travel) and therefore links to these referenced documents have been updated in the policy in the following paragraphs: 7, 50, 77, 105, 111, 120, 123.

December 2, 2021 - The Security Policy Procedures are now available in French and Spanish. To access the text in these languages, click on the Spanish or French language tab.

November 3, 2021 - The Security Policy is now available in French and Spanish. To access the document in these languages, click on the Spanish or French language tab.

June 30, 2021 - The revised UNDP Security Policy and procedures outline UNDP’s Security Framework within the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS) and provides UNDP managers and personnel with guidance and tools to manage day to day security related matters. The policy aligns with recent UNSMS policy updates and enables UNDP to achieve its goals as established in the UNDP Strategic Plan and is in line with the UNSMS mission statement of ensuring the security of UNDP, UNV and UNCDF personnel, premises, assets and operations.

August 18, 2020 - The UNMSM Operational Guidelines have been added as a related policy. UNMSM procedures have also been added under the 3.0 Procedures section. The Guidelines outline budgetary, financial, and procurement procedures for the resources available centrally within UNDP to cover UN Mandated Security Measures (UNMSM). These requirements are undertaken in response to United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS) policy directives and recommendations made within the Security Risk management (SRM) process to ensure security compliance in duty stations.

January 01, 2015 - Reviewed and minor editorical changes made in December 2015. For user-friendliness, the corresponding procedure has been added.