United Nations Peace-keeping Operations
Département des opérations de maintien de paix (DOMP)
Enable the United Nations to assist in maintaining international peace and security; through the use of multinational forces under UN command, help control and resolve conflict between hostile countries or between hostile communities in one country; help create the necessary conditions to settle disputes peacefully through negotiation and through monitoring the implementation of agreements between hostile parties.
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E-XE1131 - United Nations Special Committee on Peace-keeping Operations, based in New York NY (USA). Peace-keeping forces (listed below) include multinational forces and also military observers of the rank of officer who monitor cease-fire accords and verify human rights agreements. Current operations (16):
- F-XF2272 - United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (Sep 1991 - present);
- United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) (15 Sep 2014 - present);
- United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) (Apr 2013 - present);
- F-XM2544 - United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) (Jun 2004 - present);
- F-XF5668 - United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) (Feb 2000 - present);
- E-XJ0989 - African Union/United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) (Jul 2007 - present);
- F-XE1538 - United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) (Jun 1974 - present);
- F-XE2070 - United Nations Peace-keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) (Mar 1964 - present);
- F-XF7577 - United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) (Mar 1978 - present);
- United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) (Jun 2011 - present);
- E-XE3802 - UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) (Jun 1999 - present);
- H-XJ3555 - United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) (Sep 2003 - present);
- United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) (Jul 2011 - present);
- F-XE1153 - United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) (Jan 1949 - present);
- F-XE1048 - United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) (Jun 1948 - present).
Past peacekeeping operations:
- U-XF0067 - United Nations Angola Verification Mission (UNAVEM) (UNAVEM I: Jan 1989 - May 1991, UNAVEM II: May 1991 - Feb 1995, UNAVEM III: Feb 1995 - Jun 1997);
- U-XU5366 - United Nations Aouzou Strip Observer Group (UNASOG) (May 1994 - Jun 1994);
- U-XF2507 - United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) (Oct 1993 - Mar 1996);
- U-XF6550 - United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) (Jun 2000 - Jul 2008);
- U-XF6007 - United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) (Oct 1999 - Dec 2005), replacing U-XF4772 - United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINURCA) (Apr 1998 - Feb 2000);
- United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT) (Sep 2007 - Dec 2010);
- U-XF4490 - United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) (Jul 1997 - Feb 1999);
- U-XF2593 - United Nations Observation Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL) (Sep 1993 - Sep 1997);
- U-XF2517 - United Nations Observer Mission in Uganda-Rwanda (UNOMUR) (Jun 1993 - Sep 1994);
- U-XJ3557 - United Nations Operation in Burundi (ONUB) (May 2004 - Dec 2006) and succeeded by H-XJ3265 - United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) (Apr 2004 - Jun 2017), replacing U-XF5326 - United Nations Operation in Mozambique (UNOMOZ) (Dec 1992 - Dec 1994);
- U-XF5232 - United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM) (UNOSOM I: Apr 1992 - Mar 1993, UNOSOM II: May 1993 - Mar 1995);
- H-XM3007 - United Nations Mission in the Sudan (UNMIS) (Mar 2005 to present);
- U-XU9323 - United Nations Operation in the Congo (Jul 1960 - Jun 1964);
- U-XF0961 - United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) (Apr 1989 - Mar 1990).
- U-XU1121 - Mission of the Representative of the Secretary-General in the Dominican Republic (DOMREP) (May 1965 - Oct 1966);
- H-XF4453 - United Nations Civilian Police Mission in Haiti (MIPONUH) (28 Nov 1997 - Mar 2000), replacing U-XJ7979 - United Nations Transition Mission in Haiti (UNTMIH) (Aug 1997 - Nov 1997), which replaced U-XF4452 - United Nations Support Mission in Haiti (UNSMIH) (Jul 1996 - Jul 1997);
- U-XF2595 - United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) (Sep 1993 - Jun 1996);
- U-XE1314 - United Nations Observer Group in Central America (ONUCA) (Nov 1989 - Jan 1992);
- U-XF2337 - United Nations Observer Mission in El Salvador (Jul 1991 - Apr 1995);
- U-XF3701 - United Nations Verification Mission in Guatemala (MINUGUA) (Jan 1997- May 1997).
'Asia and the Pacific':
- U-XF2395 - United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) (Mar 1992 - Sep 1993), absorbing U-XF1241 - United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan (UNGOMAP) (Apr 1988 - Mar 1990);
- U-XU0729 - United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM) (Sep 1965 - Mar 1966);
- H-XF3364 - United Nations Mission of Observers in Tajikistan (UNMOT) (Dec 1994 - May 2000);
- H-XJ0988 - United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) (Aug 2006 to 31 Dec 2012), replacing H-XF6838 - United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET) (May 2002 - May 2005), which replaced H-XF5671 - United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) (Oct 1999 - May 2002) and H-XJ4472 - United Nations Mission in East Timor (UNAMET) (Jun 1999 - Sep 1999);
- U-XU6111 - United Nations Security Force in West New Guinea - West Irian (UNSF) (Oct 1962 - Apr 1963).
- U-XF5469 - United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) (Feb 1992 - Dec 1995), from 31 Mar 1995 including U-XF3706 - United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation in Croatia (UNCRO) (Mar 1995 - Jan 1996) and U-XF3707 - United Nations Preventive Deployment Force for Macedonia (UNPREDEP) (Mar 1995 - Feb 1990); subsequently followed up by: U-XE2096 - United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNMIBH) (Dec 1995 - Dec 2002); U-XF3995 - United Nations Transitional Administration for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium (UNTAES) (Jan 1996 - Jan 1998), U-XF4630 - Croatia - United Nations Civilian Police Support Group (UNPSG) (Jan 1998 - Oct 1998) and H-XF3994 - United Nations Mission of Observers in Prevlaka (UNMOP) (Jan 1996 - Dec 2002);
- U-XF2594 - United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) (Aug 1993 - Jun 2009).
- H-XH5763 - United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) (UNEF I: Nov 1956 - Jun 1967, UNEF II: Oct 1973 - Jul 1979);
- U-XF0686 - United Nations Iran-Iraq Military Observer Group (UNIIMOG) (Aug 1988 - Feb 1991);
- U-XF2271 - United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission (UNIKOM) (Apr 1991 - Mar 2003);
- U-XU6109 - United Nations Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL) (Jun 1958 - Dec 1958);
- U-XU6110 - United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM) (Jul 1963 - Sep 1964);
- United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) (Apr 2012 - Aug 2012).
Civilian component of peace-keeping forces is jointly referred to as F-XF5133 - United Nations Police (UNPOL). U-XF3481 - United Nations Standby Arrangements System (UNSAS).
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