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Umoja Newsletter -- July 2013

Umoja means “unity” in Swahili. It will streamline all administrative processes throughout the UN Secretariat, facilitated by the implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

July 2013
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Umoja means “unity” in Swahili. Umoja will streamline all administrative processes throughout the UN Secretariat, facilitated by the implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

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Umoja Pilot went live at UNIFIL, UNSCOL and UNHQ on 1 July

The Pilot Deployment of Umoja (Foundation) took place on schedule at UNIFIL, UNSCOL and UNHQ on 1 July 2013, with special launch events and other outreach activities taking place in New York and Lebanon. "Umoja will help build the United Nations of the future — a more effective instrument of service for humankind", Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said... Read More

Update on Status of Umoja Three Weeks into Pilot

Since the “go-live” of the Pilot in Lebanon, approximately 348 users have successfully logged in to ECC and an additional 174 have logged in to SRM to perform transactions in the areas of Procurement, Finance, Budget and Asset Management. Local helpdesks at each location are working together with DFS, OICT and ICC to resolve technical issues experienced by users.... Read More

Umoja Business Re-engineering Group established

A Business Re-engineering Group (BRG) has been established to  drive the adoption of Umoja throughout the global UN Secretariat with Mr. Alexander Barabanov, former Director of Administration for UNON, appointed as Director of the new BRG. Reporting directly to the Project Director of Umoja, Assistant Secretary-General Ernesto Baca and working in close collaboration with the Umoja Project and Process Owners, the BRG will work to prepare all non-peacekeeping UN entities for Umoja deployment... Read More



  Umoja has moved to live implementation in the field! The project tagline has been officially changed from “Umoja: Making it Happen” to “Umoja: It’s Happening”



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