United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)
Mission d'observation des Nations Unies en Géorgie (MONUG)
Misión de Observadores de las Naciones Unidas en Georgia
Contact DetailsAvailable with paid subscription only.
24 Aug 1993, as part of United Nations Peace-keeping Operations, by resolution 858 of the E-XE3376 - United Nations Security Council (UNSC), within F-XF1000 - United Nations System, in the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). Initial mandate for 6 months, following first cease-fire agreement between the Government of Georgia and separatist elements in Abkhazia, 27 Jul 1993. Full deployment suspended following break down of the cease-fire, 16 Sep 1993. Phased deployment of additional observers following signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the parties, 1 Dec 1993, and Security Council resolution 892 (1993) of 22 Dec 1993. Mandate subsequently extended several times and expanded, 21 Jul 1994, following agreement on a cease-fire and separation of forces, 14 May 1994, Moscow (Russia). The latter agreement included deployment of a CIS peace-keeping force to monitor compliance. Ceased to exist, Jun 2009.
Initial mandate: monitor the cease-fire agreement concluded between the Government of Georgia and the Abkhaz authorities on 27 Jul 1993, with special attention to the situation in the city of Sukhumi; investigate reports of cease-fire violations and attempt to resolve such incidents with the parties involved. Expanded mandate: (a) monitor and verify the implementation of the agreement on a cease-fire and separation of forces; (b) observe the operation of the CIS peace-keeping force; (c) verify that troops do not remain in or re-enter the security zone and that heavy military equipment does not remain or is not re-introduced in the security zone or the restricted weapons zone; (d) monitor the storage areas for heavy military equipment withdrawn from the security zone and restricted weapons zone; (e) monitor the withdrawal of Georgian troops from the Kodori valley to places beyond the frontiers of Abkhazia; (f) patrol regularly the Kodori valley; (g) investigate reported or alleged violations of the agreement and attempt to resolve such incidents.
ActivitiesAvailable with paid subscription only.
Authorized strength: 136 military observers.
StaffAvailable with paid subscription only.
FinanceAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Inter-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
MembersAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type I ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type II ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Subjects *Available with paid subscription only.
UN Sustainable Development Goals **
UIA Org ID
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.
Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.
UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.
* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.