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12 April 2024

As you will have seen in the article The upgraded Umoja is live! the Umoja EhP8 upgrade was successfully completed as planned at 23:00 EDT on 9 April 2024.

10 April 2024

The Umoja EhP8 upgrade has successfully completed as planned at 23:00 EDT on 9 April 2024. This major upgrade of the Umoja system will enable the UN in its journey of digital transformation, supporting the Secretary-General’s vision of UN 2.0 and the Quintet of Change.  Furthermore, the upgrade provides a platform to significantly improve the user experience through the Umoja UX 2.0 project which will be deployed in the coming months and years.

01 April 2024

Sunitha Korithiwada, Director of the Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Division, discusses the upcoming Umoja upgrade:

When will this upgrade take place?

The upgrade is scheduled to start on Friday 5 April 2024 at 5 PM EDT (23:00 CEST) and is anticipated to last until Wednesday 10 April 2024 at 8 PM EDT (Thursday 11 April 2024 at 02:00 CEST).

Who should users contact during the blackout period?

Users should contact their HR team and/or local travel offices in the event of an emergency.

07 July 2021

Umoja authentication will soon switch from Unite ID (formerly called EIDMS) to Microsoft Azure, to enable Single-Sign-On (SSO) with Office365, to enhance the security of the Umoja solution and improve the user experience.  Users who have signed in to Office365 or Umoja on their browsers will benefit from SSO, eliminating the need to login separately to these solutions.

17 February 2021

The next phase of the Uniformed Capabilities Management (UCM) system, part of the Umoja Extension 2 portfolio, has been implemented with the introduction of: the Uniformed Strength Reporting (USR) module, the Conduct and Discipline Cases (CDC) module, and the Pending Adjustment module. 

The solution also includes enhanced Claims, Calculations and Payments modules, used to process personnel cost reimbursements.

22 January 2021

The Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Division (ERPSD) was established on 1 January 2021, marking a turning point in the journey to deliver Umoja to the global Secretariat.

Following the end of the Umoja project phase, the Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Division will continue to improve the deployed solutions.

10 December 2020

Umoja and the Office of the Controller launched the Integrated Planning, Management and Reporting solution as part of Umoja Extension 2.

By integrating Umoja modules such as Strategic Management, Budget Formulation and Project System, the Integrated Planning, Management and Reporting solution offers a holistic, end-to-end solution to manage the lifecycle of UN programmes and projects.

18 August 2020

On 29 July, a new Member States’ Contributions Portal was launched as part of the Umoja suite of applications.

The Member States’ Contributions Portal provides comprehensive and timely information about Member States’ contributions through a user-friendly interface that is also available on mobile devices.

15 June 2020

On 29 May, the Umoja team - in close collaboration with the Office of Programme Planning, Finance and Budget in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance - deployed the Umoja Performance Dashboard for all entities across the UN Secretariat.

The Performance Dashboard is a key component of the Umoja Extension 2 Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Performance Management (SPPM) solution, combining strategic plan and programme performance with budget consumption and post incumbency data in a user-friendly interface.

22 April 2020

Organizational performance monitoring is now available in Umoja for Regular Budget operations.

This module went live on 31 January 2020, allowing UN entities to record and monitor progress towards achieving results and completing deliverables defined in their programme plan, or the Annual Results Framework, as it is called in Umoja.

The new module is part of the Strategic Management Application (SMA), a key component of the Umoja Extension 2 “Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Performance Management solution”.