United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL)

Mission des Nations Unies en Sierra Leone (MINUSIL)
Misión de la ONU en Sierra Leona

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URL: http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/past/unamsil/

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22 Oct 1999, by resolution 1270 (1999) of E-XE3376 - United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Mandate revised 7 Feb 2000, by Security Council resolution 1289 (2000). Expanded its size 7 Feb 2000, 19 May 2000 and 30 Mar 2001, by Security Council resolution 1346 (2001). Current authorization until 31 Dec 2005, by Security Council resolution 1610 of 30 Jun 2005. A peace-keeping force of the A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), as part of United Nations Peace-keeping Operations, within F-XF1000 - United Nations System. Replaces U-XF4910 - United Nations Mission of Observers in Sierra Leone (UNOMSIL). Commitment authority: 6 months. Replaced by U-XM0927 - United Nations Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL), Jan 2006.


Cooperate with the government of Sierra Leone and other parties in implementing the Peace Agreement; assist the government in the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration plan (DDR); establish a presence and provide security at key locations, including disarmament/reception centres and demobilization centres; monitor adherence to the ceasefire; encourage parties to create confidence-building mechanisms; facilitate delivery of humanitarian assistance; support operations of UN civilian officials; support elections as requested.


Headquarters in Freetown (Sierra Leone).


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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