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United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)

Organization Information

Organization Name:
United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)

Organization Type:
IO

Mission Statement:
The UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) serves as UN focal point for all mine-related issues and activities. At the global level, its coordination role involves the development of appropriate policies and standards, the ongoing assessment and monitoring of the mine and UXO threat, the collection and dissemination of information, including information on technology, the mobilization of resources, and advocacy in support of a global ban on antipersonnel landmines. At the field level, UNMAS is responsible for providing mine action assistance in the context of humanitarian emergencies and peacekeeping operations. UNMAS is part of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) of the United Nations Secretariat.


Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
Department of Peacekeeping Operations
380 Madison Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10017 USA

Country:
USA

Phone Number:
(+212) 963-4632

Fax Number:
(+212) 963-2498

Email Address:
buckleya@un.org

Website:
http://www.mineaction.org


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Humanitarian Coordination
  • Awareness

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • Ethiopia
  • Eritrea
  • Lebanon
  • Sudan
  • Afghanistan
  • Kosovo, FYR
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Macedonia, FYR