Policy and Guidance

All documents are in PDF format, unless otherwise specified.






For UN Staff who need to speak to a counsellor due to stress or other psychosocial needs, please ask them to reach out to their local counselor.

For UN staff members working:

You may also, based on your region, contact CISMU/DSS Stress Counsellors for the appropriate referral:

Staff/Stress Counsellors in the field should refer to this Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Psychosocial Contingency Plan Preparation Guidelines.


Coronavirus on the UN Intranet-iSeek

For Secretariat Staff, the coronavirus page on iSeek (login required) remains the central repository of stories, broadcasts and announcements sent by Management and Medical services. It is also the portal to pages created by UN entities in Bangkok, Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna, and for field missions with specific local information.