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

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History

24 Aug 1993, as part of United Nations Peace-keeping Operations (DOMP), by resolution 858 of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), within United Nations System, in the framework of United Nations (UN). Initial mandate for 6 months, following first cease-fire agreement between the Government of Georgia and separatist elements in Abkhazia, 27 July 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 July 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, June 2009.

Aims

Initial mandate: monitor the cease-fire agreement concluded between the Government of Georgia and the Abkhaz authorities on 27 July 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in the security zone or the restricted weapons zone; (d) monitor the storage areas for heavy military equipment withdrawn from the security zone and restricted weapons zone; (e) monitor the withdrawal of Georgian troops from the Kodori valley to places beyond the frontiers of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.

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Activities

Operates in the security and restricted weapons zones and in the Kodori valley and monitors weapons storage. Conducts patrols either with UNOMIG observers or jointly with personnel from the CIS peace-keeping force, in cooperation with the Government of Georgia and the Abkhaz authorities.

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Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 30 countries
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Subjects *

  • Defence
    • Military Forces
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F2594

Last News Received

2006
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