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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


The Secretary-General is pleased to announce the following job opening at the level of Assistant Secretary-General:

Assistant Secretary-General for the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (DSS)

In accordance with General Assembly resolution 56/255, the Secretary-General appoints the Assistant Secretary-General for DSS following consultations with Member States and with due regard for geographical representation.  The DSS provides guidance and leadership to the decentralized United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS) in order to ensure the safety and security of United Nations staff, operations and premises at United Nations Headquarters, Offices Away from Headquarters and in field locations with the purpose of enabling the effective operation of United Nations system programmes and activities.

Further information on DSS is available in the Secretary-General’s bulletin ST/SGB/2013/5 and on the following website: https://trip.dss.un.org/

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