LOCATION
Cyprus

HEADQUARTERS
Nicosia

DURATION
March 1964 to present

SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
Alvaro de Soto (Peru)

ACTING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
AND CHIEF OF MISSION
Zbigniew Wlosowicz (Poland)

FORCE COMMANDER
Major-General Jin Ha Hwang (Republic of Korea)

STRENGTH
(31 October 2002)
1,238 total unifomed personnel, including 1,203 troops and 35 civilian police; supported by 42 international civilian personnel and 105 local civilian staff

CONTRIBUTORS OF MILITARY PERSONNEL
Argentina, Austria, Canada, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Republic of Korea, Slovakia, United Kingdom
The Argentinian contingent included soldiers from Bolivia (2), Brazil (2), Chile (1), Paraguay (1) Peru (2) and Uruguay (3)

CONTRIBUTORS OF CIVILIAN POLICE PERSONNEL
Australia and Ireland

FATALITIES
164 military personnel
    3 civilian police
    3 international civilian staff
170 Total

FINANCIAL ASPECTS
Method of financing
Assessments in respect of a Special Account
Appropriations

1 July 2002 - 30 June 2003: $45.6 million (gross), including voluntary contributions by Cyprus- $15.2 million and Greece - $6.5 million

 
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