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MINUSMA assets arrive at #UNGSC Brindisi

Submitted by Kristof Hamelryckx on Fri, 03/29/2024 - 14:41

As part of UNGSC’s support for the liquidation of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the sphere of property and asset management, valuable mission assets are in the process of transfer to other field operations or to Brindisi for storage within the #UN Reserve, or the Return-Refurbish-Reuse (#3R) Programme.

Towards the Mainstreaming of Telemedicine across UN Field Operations

Submitted by Kristof Hamelryckx on Thu, 03/28/2024 - 13:42

Telemedicine offers important prospects for timely delivery of medical services to field-based personnel, often in remote areas.

To explore the potential of telemedicine services for field missions, pilot projects are currently being implemented in several missions.
“Telemedicine is a game changer in terms of the way we manage our patients traditionally,” notes Captain Dr.  Zombe Mazimba, Senior Medical Officer, ZAMBATT Level 1 hospital, Birao, United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). 

Water for Peace

Submitted by Kristof Hamelryckx on Fri, 03/22/2024 - 16:12
“Water for Peace,” the theme for this year’s World Water Day, calls for the transformation of water from a source of conflict into a source of cooperation.

Discovering the power of remote control, automation, and Internet of Things (IoT)

Submitted by Kristof Hamelryckx on Thu, 03/07/2024 - 17:07

Today marks the conclusion of two weeks of Unite Field Remote Infrastructure Monitoring (#FRIM) training at UNGSC’s Brindisi Base, consisting of an introductory Technical Capacity Building course for UN Agencies, Funds, and Programmes, followed by an Advanced Capacity Building Workshop for field missions worldwide.

Through hands-on technical sessions, participants enhanced their ability to tap the power of remote control and automation to streamline operations, and to use IoT data pipelines and analytics for real-time insights, efficiency, and informed decision-making.


Advancing digital transformation through knowledge-sharing and collaboration

Submitted by Kristof Hamelryckx on Thu, 02/29/2024 - 11:39

UNGSC is pleased to host the Unite FRIM Introductory Technical Building Workshop at its Brindisi Base from 28 February -01 March.
Unite FRIM (Field Remote Infrastructure Monitoring) is a scalable Internet of Things ecosystem for environmental sustainability, responsible consumption, and data-driven resource management, currently deployed across 7,100 devices and involving the management of 34,000 tags.

Fostering operational alignment in peace and security: the United Nations-European Union Planning Workshop

Submitted by Kristof Hamelryckx on Tue, 02/27/2024 - 10:43

UNGSC was pleased to host the United Nations – European Union Planning Workshop aimed at enhancing understanding of respective structures and planning processes to facilitate mutual operational support in the field. 

Enhancing readiness to deploy Micro-Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (M-UAS) at the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)

Submitted by Kristof Hamelryckx on Fri, 02/23/2024 - 16:46

The United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC) congratulates UNISFA on the success of its first in-house M-UAS Remote Operator course.

With a high success rate of 94%, 18 civilian and uniformed personnel hailing from diverse battalions gained “invaluable insights and practical techniques significantly boosting UNISFA's UAS capacities and capabilities,” according to Salim Chehab, UNISFA’s Chief Field Technology Section (FTS).