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MINURSO Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 30 April 2016
Security Council resolution 2218 PDF Document of 28 April 2015

Strength

Authorized

  • 237 military personnel
  • 6 police officers

Current strength (30 June 2015)

  • 210 total uniformed personnel:
    • 26 troops
    • 6 police officers
    • 178  military observers
  • 84 international civilian personnel*
  • 162 local civilian staff*
  • 12 United Nations Volunteers

*NB: Statistics for international and local civilians are as of 30 June 2015

Country contributors

Military personnel

Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Croatia, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Ghana, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Poland, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Togo, and Yemen.

Police personnel

Argentina, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen.

Fatalities

  • 5 troops
  • 1 police
  • 1 military observer
  • 3 international civilian personnel
  • 5 local civilian personnel
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  • 15 total

Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (07/2014– 12/2014): $55,990,080 [A/C.5/69/17PDF Document ]