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A Ghanaian peacekeeper stands guard in Cestos City, Liberia.
16 November 2012
© UN Photo/Staton Winter
A Ghanaian peacekeeper stands guard in Cestos City.

Mission facts

  • Location:
    Liberia
  • Headquarters:
    Monrovia
  • Duration:
    September 2003 to present

Support for the implementation of the Peace Process

The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) was established by Security Council resolution 1509 (2003) PDF Document of 19 September 2003 to support the implementation of the ceasefire agreement and the peace process; protect United Nations staff, facilities and civilians; support humanitarian and human rights activities; as well as assist in national security reform, including national police training and formation of a new, restructured military.