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Project ID:00066691Description:PBF/SLE/B-7 Support to the Off
Peacebuilding Fund
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2008
Security -W1
End Date*: 31 Dec 2010
Country: Sierra Leone Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNDP - UNDP(MDTF/PUNO only).

Project Description:

This project, with two components, shall complement the GoSL’s effort in improving national early warning systems, improved public confidence and participation in the security sector. This activity will contribute to improved national security for sustainable development as prescribed by Pillar 1 of the PRSP.

Pilot projects covering fifteen border Chiefdoms will extend the existing regional and district security architecture to Chiefdom levels. It will enhance community participation and confidence in the security sector as a whole and further strengthen the nexus between national local community needs.

The Office of National Security (ONS) is currently housed at the State House and is being threatened with eviction. DFID has allocated $1,400,000 to re-house the office of National Security. This building contract has been awarded and the anticipated date of completion is July 2009.


Development Goal:

In order to contribute to improved national security for sustainable development, the PBF shall target as an immediate objective contributing to an enhanced capacity for early warning systems, coordination and collaboration between and among security sector agencies and enhance community participation with an overall goal of providing the enabling environment for sustainable development.


Immediate Objective:

Contribute to an enhanced capacity for early warning, communication, coordination and enhanced community engagement


Outputs and Key Activities:

  • Furnished new ONS/CISU building
  • IT equipment and appliances procured, delivered and installed
  • New vehicles procured and delivered



Vehicles, Computers and Accessories, Communication and other Office equipment.


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If you have questions about this programme you may wish to contact the RC office in Sierra Leone or the lead agency for the programme.

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