United Nations Mine Action Service

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Contact Us

UNMAS is based at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

1 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

If you are interested in Career & Business Opportunities please use the links provided for each of the Mine Action Gateway organizations on the UNMAS and Mine Action Gateway pages.

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Working for UNMAS

Working for UNMAS is a rewarding experience. Our field and Headquarters personnel come from the various Member States of the United Nations. We value diversity and recruit from a broad range of backgrounds so that we benefit from fresh experiences and perspectives. Read more about careers in the UN and specifically about working in a field mission.



About Us


Established in 1997, UNMAS leads, coordinates and implements all aspects linked to the mitigation of the threats from mines and explosive remnants of war.

UNMAS operates under UN legislative mandates (UN General Assembly, UN Security Council etc) requests by the UN Secretary-General or his designated official, or an affected country, mostly in response to a humanitarian emergency.