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Department of Field Support

  • Joint Somali and AMISOM firefighters in a drill conducted upon completion of a refresher training in aviation fire fighting.
    UN Photo/AMISOM/Ilyas Ahmed
The Department of Field Support (DFS) provides dedicated support to international peace operations, including to UN peacekeeping, special political and other field missions.

DFS works with UN and non-UN partners to plan, mobilize and sustain operations in the world's most complex environments. The Department's services range from budget, finance, human resources and technology to supply chain, facility and asset management.

The Department has four divisions:

  • Field Personnel Division
  • Field Budget and Finance Division
  • Logistics Support Division
  • Information & Communications Technology Division

Moreover, it heads the Global Service Center in Brindisi and Valencia, as well as the Shared Service Center in Entebbe.

Head of Department

The Head of the Department of Field Support is Mr. Atul Khare »