United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET)
Administration transitoire des Nations Unies au Timor oriental (ATNUTO)
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25 Oct 1999, by resolution 1272 of E-XE3376 - United Nations Security Council (UNSC), as part of United Nations Peace-keeping Operations, within F-XF1000 - United Nations System, in the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). Successor to H-XJ4472 - United Nations Mission in East Timor (UNAMET) (Jun 1999 - Sep 1999). Mandate terminated after East Timor swore in its first government and held inaugural session of Parliament, 20 May 2002. H-XF6838 - United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET) is successor to UNTAET.
Provide security and maintain law and order throughout the territory of East Timor; establish an effective administration; assist in the development of civil and social services; ensure the coordination and delivery of humanitarian assistance, rehabilitation and development assistance; support capacity-building for self-government; assist in the establishment of conditions for sustainable development.
Comprises: Special Representative of UN Secretary-General and Transitional Administrator; Force Commander; Chief Military Observer; Chief of Civilian Police. Authorized maximum strength: military 9,150; civilian police 1,640. Strength as at 31 Jul 2001: 7,969 military, 1,428 civilian police and 123 military observers supported by 1,033 international civilian personnel and 1,933 local civilian staff.
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