UN Migration Agency Adopts New Mobile-based Staff Security System developed with CENTRIC

Image of SCAAN app in use - courtesy of the International Organization for Migration, https://www.iom.int/news/un-migration-agency-adopts-new-mobile-based-staff-security-system

This week the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, adopted an innovative new staff security system across IOM missions worldwide. The new system was jointly developed by IOM’s Staff Security Unit and the Media and Communications Division in collaboration with CENTRIC (C3RI’s Centre of Excellence for Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime). With the Security Communications and […]

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United Nations Migration Agency and CENTRIC launch new global security app

Last week saw the launch of SCAAN (Security Communications and Analysis Network) a mobile phone app designed to enhance the safety and security of the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) staff while deployed in some of the world’s most challenging environments. SCAAN was launched by IOM’s Global Head of Staff Security Willie Wairoa-Harrison, Community Engagement Programme Manager Amy Rhoades and […]

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CENTRIC Crisis Management Tool featured by UN Migration Agency


Towards the end of last year, members of the CENTRIC team travelled to The Philippines to work alongside the United Nations International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to carry out a live field text exercise of their new crisis communication technology.  IOM have now released a short film showing the benefits of CENTRIC‘s Security Communications and Analysis Network (SCAAN) project which creates a […]

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