Physical Security


The UN occupies premises all over the world, often in dangerous and high-risk locations. With direct attacks against UN premises on the rise, our Physical Security Unit (PSU) provides expert advice on physical security of UN offices to UNDSS security officials in the field, including premises’ assessments, technical specifications, blast vulnerability assessments, post-blast analysis and training in Physical Security. The assessments and technical advice provided by PSU follows international standards and codes in order to provide the best advice necessary for each premises, according with the Security Risk Management requirements in the Area.