Project profile — Empowering the Palestinian Security Sector

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Empowering the Palestinian Security Sector - Overview
UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services (41502)
2018-01-15 - 2019-11-30
Country / region • West Bank Gaza (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Justice, law and order policy, planning and administration (15131) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (significant objective)
• Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) (not targeted)
Description and results


This project aims to improve the operation of the Palestinian security sector, through support to the Office of the Quartet (OQ), in a manner that improves the lives of Palestinians and helps ensure stability in the West Bank and Gaza. Project activities include: (1) helping the Palestinian Authority increase safety and security in Palestinian communities where security services have not previously been available; (2) strengthening the functioning of the Customs Police; and (3) monitoring and assessing relevant policies, actions or activities that relate to the security and justice sectors. The project is also assessing the ability of the Palestinian judicial police to serve warrants and execute judgments of the family courts, which impact women and children in particular.

Expected results

The expected outcomes of this project include: (1) improved access of Palestinian security forces to Palestinian women and men residing in areas that have previously been inaccessible to them; (2) increased clarity of mandate of the Customs Police and better gender inclusiveness; and (3) better understanding of trends and needs in the Palestinian security sector.



Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
18-12-2020 Disbursement $400,000
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IFM International Security
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