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Political and peace-building missions in 2003

 

 

PEACEKEEPING MISSIONS IN 2003

- Figures as of December 2003 -

 

UNTSO                                                          Since May 1948

United Nations Truce Supervision Organization  

Chief of Staff: Major-General Carl A. Dodd (Ireland)

Strength: military 154; international civilian 102;

local civilian 111                            

Fatalities since May 1948: 38

Appropriation for 2002/2003: $50.10 million (gross)

Current authorization: to continue unless the Security Council decides otherwise 


UNMOGIP                                                Since January 1949

United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan    

Chief Military Observer: Major-General Pertti Juhani Puonti (Finland)

Strength: military 44; international civilian 24;

local civilian 47                              

Fatalities since January 1949: 9

Appropriation for 2002/2003: $13.00 million (gross)

Current authorization: to continue unless the Security Council decides otherwise 


UNFICYP                                                    Since March 1964

United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus                 

Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief of Mission: Zbigniew

Wlosowicz (Poland)

Strength: military 1,214; civilian police 47;

international civilian 40; local civilian 101          

Fatalities since March 1964: 170

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $45.77 million (gross)

including voluntary contributions of $14.57 million from Cyprus and $6.5 million from Greece

Current authorization: until 15 June 2004


UNDOF                                                          Since June 1974

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force                                  

Force Commander: Major-General Bala Nanda Sharma (Nepal)

Strength: military 1,032; international civilian 38;

local civilian 92                              

Fatalities since June 1974: 40

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $41.81 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 30 June 2004


UNIFIL                                                       Since March 1978

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon

Force Commander: Major-General Lalit Mohan

Tewari (India)

Strength: military 1,991; international civilian 120;

local civilian 295                            

Fatalities since March 1978: 247

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $94.06 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 31 January 2004


MINURSO                                                   Since April 1991

United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief of Mission: Alvaro de Soto (Peru)

Strength: military 227; civilian police 13;

international civilian 145; local civilian 112        

Fatalities since April 1991: 10

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $43.40 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 31 January 2004


UNOMIG                                                  Since August 1993

United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia      

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief of Mission: Heidi Tagliavini (Switzerland)

Strength: military 119; civilian police 10;

international civilian 101; local civilian 178                          

Fatalities since August 1993: 7

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $32.09 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 31 January 2004


UNMIK                                                           Since June 1999

United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo                       

Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Kosovo and Chief of Mission: Harri Holkeri (Finland)

Strength: civilian police 3,691; military 40;

international civilian 894; local civilian 2,945       

Fatalities since June 1999: 24

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $329.74 million (gross)

Current authorization: to continue unless the Security Council decides otherwise


UNAMSIL                                               Since October 1999

United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief of Mission: Daudi Ngelautwa Mwakawago (Tanzania)

Strength: military 11,501; civilian police 130;

international civilian 323; local civilian 573                  

Fatalities since October 1999: 131

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $543.49 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 31 March 2004


MONUC                                               Since December 1999

United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief of Mission: William Lacy Swing (United States)

Strength: military 10,534; civilian police 115;

international civilian 658; local civilian 761           

Fatalities since December 1999: 23

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $667.27 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 30 July 2004


UNMEE                                                        Since July 2000

United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief of Mission: Legwaila Joseph Legwaila (Botswana)

Strength: military 4,004; international civilian 245;

local civilian 249                            

Fatalities since July 2000: 5

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $196.89 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 15 March 2004


UNMISET                                                    Since May 2002   

United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief of Mission: Kamalesh Sharma (India)

Strength: military 1,754; civilian police 319;

international civilian 402; local civilian 894        

Fatalities since May 2002: 12

Approved budget 07/0306/04: $217.16 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 20 May 2004


UNMIL                                                 Since September 2003

United Nations Mission in Liberia 

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of Mission: Jacques Paul Klein (United States)

Strength: military 8,494; civilian police 312;

international civilian 177; local civilian 11

Fatalities since September 2003: 5 

Proposed budget 08/0306/04: $564.49 million (gross)

Current authorization: until 18 September 2004


COMPLETED MISSION:

 

UNIKOM                                        April 1991-October 2003

United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission

Peak strength: 1,187 including 933 troops and 254 military observers (28 February 1994)

Total fatalities: 18

Estimated total cost of operation: $600 million

 

UNTSO and UNMOGIP are funded from the United Nations regular budget. Costs to the United Nations of the other operations are financed from their own separate accounts on the basis of legally binding assessments on all Member States. For these missions, budget figures are for one year unless otherwise specified and include the prorated share of the support account for peacekeeping operations and the United Nations Logistics Base at Brindisi (Italy).  For details on approved budgets for July 2003 to June 2004, see United Nations press release GA/10139, 18 June 2003 and GA/AB/3603, 23 December 2003.

 

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