Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Background Information - PSC
Peace and Security Cluster
The UNOPS Peace and Security Cluster (PSC) is a principal service provider in the field of mine action with the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), UNDP, UNICEF, Governments of mine-affected countries and other mine action partners. It is led by the Director, who has overall authority and accountability for the performance PSC on behalf of its clients. The Director is responsible for administering and providing oversight of the day-to-day management of the Project Field offices, both according to the client requirements and in line with UNOPS rules and regulations.
Background Information - Job-specific
Background Information – Sudan:
The UNMAS Sudan office is based in Khartoum and works closely with Government of Sudan and international partners to meet its mine clearance obligations under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (Ottawa Treaty) with the aim of reducing the risk that explosive threats could pose to the civilian population. UNMAS Sudan’s main activities include land release, mine risk education (MRE) and victim assistance (VA) in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur states of Sudan. UNMAS also provides technical advice and training for Sudan National Mine Action Center (NMAC) and national mine action NGOs for improving national mine action capacity.