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Peacekeeping Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet as of 30 April 2015

[Note: Statistical information on uniformed personnel is as of 31 March 2015 as statistical information on civilian staff is as of 31 March 2015, unless otherwise specified]

  • Peacekeeping operations since 1948: 71
  • Current peacekeeping operations: 16

Personnel

  • Uniformed personnel: 107,565 (as of 30 April 2015)
    • Troops: 92,628
    • Police: 13,181
    • Military observers: 1,756
  • Civilian personnel: 16,930 (as of 31 March 2015)
    • International: 5,346
    • Local: 11,584
  • UN Volunteers: 1,752 (as of 30 April 2015)
  • Total number of personnel serving in 16 peacekeeping operations: 126,247
  • Countries contributing uniformed personnel: 121
  • Total fatalities in current operations: 1,593
  • Total fatalities in all peace operations since 1948: 3,367

Financial aspects

  • Approved resources for the period from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015: about $8.47 billion
  • Outstanding contributions to peacekeeping (30 April 2015): about $1.9 billion

Current operations

United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)

In Western Sahara since April 1991
Strength: 456 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 197
    • Troops: 26
    • Military observers: 165
    • Police: 6
  • Civilian personnel: 247
    • International civilians: 84
    • Local civilians: 163
  • UN Volunteers: 12

Fatalities: 15

Approved budget (07/2014– 06/2015): $55,990,080 
[A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)

In the Central African Republic since April 2014
Strength: 10,827 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 10,198
    • Troops: 8,566
    • Military observers: 142
    • Police: 1,490
  • Civilian personnel: 565
    • International civilians: 398
    • Local civilians: 167
  • UN Volunteers: 64

Fatalities:  2

Approved budget (07/2014– 06/2015): $628,724,400 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]


United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)

In Mali since April 2013
Strength: 11,616 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 10,337
    • Troops: 9,261
    • Military observers: 0
    • Police:  1,076
  • Civilian personnel: 1,154
    • International civilians:  542
    • Local civilians:  612
  • UN Volunteers: 125

Fatalities:  55

Approved budget: (07/2014– 06/2015):  $830,701,700  [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)

In Haiti since June 2004
Strength: 8,438 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 6,850
    • Troops:  4,683
    • Police:  2,167
  • Civilian personnel: 1,456
    • International civilians: 324
    • Local civilians: 1,132
  • UN Volunteers: 132

Fatalities: 181

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $500,080,500 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo since July 2010
Strength: 25,067 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 21,023
    • Troops: 19,454
    • Military observers: 467
    • Police: 1,102
  • Civilian personnel: 3,587
    • International civilians: 864
    • Local civilians: 2,723
  • UN Volunteers: 457

Fatalities: 91

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $1,398,475,300 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

In Darfur since July 2007
Strength: 21,007 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 17,155
    • Troops: 13,719
    • Military observers: 186
    • Police: 3,250
  • Civilian personnel: 3,683
    • International civilians: 909
    • Local civilians: 2,774
  • UN Volunteers: 169

Fatalities: 218

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $1,153,611,300 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)

In Syria since June 1974
Strength: 949 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 788
    • Troops: 788
  • Civilian personnel: 161
    • International civilians: 55
    • Local civilians: 106

Fatalities: 46

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $64,110,900 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)

In Cyprus since March 1964
Strength: 1,070 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 921
    • Troops: 858
    • Police: 63
  • Civilian personnel: 149
    • International civilians: 36
    • Local civilians: 113

Fatalities: 183

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $59,072,800 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

In Lebanon since March 1978
Strength: 11,330 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 10,440
    • Troops: 10,440
  • Civilian personnel: 890
    • International civilians: 284
    • Local civilians: 606

Fatalities: 308

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $509,554,400 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)

In Abyei, Sudan since June 2011
Strength: 4,303 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 4,094
    • Troops: 3,946
    • Military observers: 119
    • Police: 29
  • Civilian personnel: 185
    • International civilians: 127
    • Local civilians: 58
  • UN Volunteers: 24

Fatalities: 19

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $318,925,200 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS)

In South Sudan since July 2011
Strength: 14,735 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel:  12,350
    • Troops: 11,127
    • Military observers: 178
    • Police: 1,045
  • Civilian personnel:  1,982
    • International civilians: 794
    • Local civilians: 1,188
  • UN Volunteers: 403

Fatalities: 35

Approved budget(07/2014 – 06/2015): $1,097,315,100 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI)

In Côte d'Ivoire since April 2004
Strength: 8,300 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 7,137
    • Troops: 5,464
    • Military observers: 177
    • Police: 1,496
  • Civilian personnel: 1,013
    • International civilians: 328
    • Local civilians: 685
  • UN Volunteers: 150

Fatalities: 134

Approved budget (07/2014 - 06/2015): $493,570,300 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

In Kosovo since June 1999
Strength: 365 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 15
    • Military observers: 8
    • Police: 7
  • Civilian personnel: 325
    • International civilians: 107
    • Local civilians: 218
  • UN Volunteers: 25

Fatalities: 55

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $42,971,600 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)

In Liberia since September 2003
Strength: 7,298 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel:  5,871
    • Troops: 4,296
    • Military observers: 125
    • Police: 1,450
  • Civilian personnel: 1,236
    • International civilians: 383
    • Local civilians: 853
  • UN Volunteers: 191

Fatalities: 190

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $427,319,800 [A/C.5/69/17 PDF Document]

United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)

In India and Pakistan since January 1949
Strength: 112 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 42
    • Military observers: 42
  • Civilian personnel:  70
    • International civilians: 23
    • Local civilians: 47

Fatalities: 11

Appropriation (biennium 2014-2015): $19,647,100

United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO)

In Middle East since May 1948
Strength: 374 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 147
    • Military observers: 147
  • Civilian personnel: 227
    • International civilians: 88
    • Local civilians: 139

Fatalities: 50

Appropriation (biennium 2014 - 2015): $74,291,900

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