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MONUSCO Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 31 March 2015
Security Council resolution 2147(2014) PDF Document of 28 March 2014

Strength

Initial authorization

  • 22,016 total uniformed personnel
    • 19,815 military personnel
    • 760 military observers
    • 391 police
    • 1,050 personnel of formed police units
  • Appropriate civilian, judiciary and correction component

Additional authorization

On 28 March 2013, the Security Council decided by resolution 2098 that MONUSCO shall, for an initial period of one year and within the authorized troop ceiling of 19,815, include an “Intervention Brigade” consisting inter alia of three infantry battalions, one artillery and one Special force and Reconnaissance company. This force ceiling was further confirmed by resolution 2147 of 28 March 2014.

Current strength (31 May 2014)

  • 21,166 total uniformed personnel
    • 19,528 military personnel
    • 488 military observers
    • 1,150 police (including formed units)
  • 972 international civilian personnel*
  • 2,964 local civilian staff*
  • 523 United Nations Volunteers

*NB: Statistics for international and local civilians are as of 30 April 2014

Country contributors

Military personnel

Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States, Uruguay, Yemen and Zambia.

Police personnel

Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, France, Guinea, India, Jordan, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Romania, Senegal, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine and Yemen.

Fatalities

    43 troops
    4 police
    3 military observer
    12 international civilian
    11 local civilian
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  • 73 total

Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014): $1,456,378,300 [A/C.5/68/21 PDF Document]