Roles of ONS within National Security Architecture

Roles of ONS within National Security Architecture

  • Secretariat of the National Security Council (NSC)
  • National Security Coordinator- Principal adviser to GoSL on National Security
  • Coordinates NSC Sub-committees-NSCCG, JIC, PROSECs, DISECs, CHISECs, JMC & TOCU
  • The supervision of security vetting for all public officials eligible for vetting position
  • Implementation of Protective Security Measures in all MDA’s
  • Coordination of efforts to combat organised criminal activities
  • GoSL’s Primary Coordinator for the management of National Emergencies
  • Coordination of funding and resources within the security sector to ensure judicious use
  • Coordination of intelligence at national, provincial, district and chiefdom levels
  • Providing arbitration for disputes within the Security Sector
  • Maintenance of cordial relationship between the Security Sector and Civil Society Organisations.