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Peacekeeping Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet as of 31 October 2014

[Note: Statistical information on uniformed personnel is as of 31 October 2014 as statistical information on civilian staff is as of 31 August 2014, unless otherwise specified]

  • Peacekeeping operations since 1948: 69
  • Current peacekeeping operations: 16

Personnel

  • Uniformed personnel: 103,661 (as of 31 October 2014)
    • Troops: 89,568
    • Police: 12,326
    • Military observers: 1,767
  • Civilian personnel: 16,961 (as of 31 August 2014)
    • International: 5,271
    • Local: 11,700
  • UN Volunteers: 1,826 (as of 31 October 30 September 2014)
  • Total number of personnel serving in 16 peacekeeping operations: 122,458
  • Countries contributing uniformed personnel: 128
  • Total fatalities in current operations: 1,537
  • Total fatalities in all peace operations since 1948: 3,308

Financial aspects

  • Approved resources for the period from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015: about $7.06 billion
  • Outstanding contributions to peacekeeping(30 October 2014): about $ 2.36 billion

Current operations

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

In Western Sahara since April 1991
Strength: 495 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 230
    • Troops: 26
    • Military observers: 200
    • Police: 4
  • Civilian personnel: 253
    • International civilians: 87
    • Local civilians: 165
  • UN Volunteers: 15

Fatalities: 15

Approved budget (07/2014– 06/2015): $55,990,080 
[A/C.5/68/26PDF Document]

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

In the Central African Republic since April 2014
Authorized strength: 7,912

  • Uniformed personnel: 7,731
    • Troops: 6,590
    • Military observers: 58
    • Police: 1,083
  • Civilian personnel: 168
    • International civilians: 82
    • Local civilians: 86
  • UN Volunteers: 13

Fatalities:  2

Approved budget (07/2014– 12/2014): $253,424,400 [A/RES/68/299 PDF Document]

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)

In Mali since April 2013
Strength: 10,375 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel:  9,321
    • Troops: 8,311
    • Military observers: 0
    • Police:  1,010
  • Civilian personnel: 899
    • International civilians:  490
    • Local civilians:  409
  • UN Volunteers: 111

Fatalities:  43

Approved budget: (07/2014– 06/2015):  $830,701,700 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)

In Haiti since June 2004
Strength: 8,896 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 7,255
    • Troops:  4,965
    • Police:  2,290
  • Civilian personnel: 1,514
    • International civilians: 346
    • Local civilians: 1,168
  • UN Volunteers: 130

Fatalities: 176

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $500,080,500 [A/C.5/68/26 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: 25,164 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 21,033
    • Troops: 19,461
    • Military observers: 481
    • Police: 1,091
  • Civilian personnel: 3,680
    • International civilians: 910
    • Local civilians: 2,770
  • UN Volunteers: 483

Fatalities: 83

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $1,398,475,300 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

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

In Darfur since July 2007
Strength: 20,193 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 16,096
    • Troops: 12,637
    • Military observers: 262
    • Police: 3,059
  • Civilian personnel: 3,950
    • International civilians: 1,031
    • Local civilians: 2,919
  • UN Volunteers: 299

Fatalities: 212

Approved budget (07/2014 – 12/2014): $639,654,200 [A/RES/68/297 PDF Document]

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)

In Syria since June 1974
Strength: 1,094 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 934
    • Troops: 934
  • Civilian personnel: 158
    • International civilians: 52
    • Local civilians: 106

Fatalities: 46

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $64,110,900 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)

In Cyprus since March 1964
Strength: 1,075 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 927
    • Troops: 860
    • Police: 67
  • Civilian personnel: 150
    • International civilians: 38
    • Local civilians: 112

Fatalities: 182

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $59,072,800 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

In Lebanon since March 1978
Strength: 11,279 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 10,398
    • Troops: 10,398
  • Civilian personnel: 882
    • International civilians: 279
    • Local civilians: 603

Fatalities: 307

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $509,554,400 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)

In Abyei, Sudan since June 2011
Strength: 4,278 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 4,070
    • Troops: 3,931
    • Military observers: 115
    • Police: 24
  • Civilian personnel: 183
    • International civilians: 117
    • Local civilians: 66
  • UN Volunteers: 22

Fatalities: 17

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $318,925,200 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

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

In South Sudan since July 2011
Strength: 13,765 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel:  11,151
    • Troops: 10,127
    • Military observers: 147
    • Police: 877
  • Civilian personnel:  2,208
    • International civilians: 844
    • Local civilians: 1,364
  • UN Volunteers: 409

Fatalities: 31

Approved budget (07/2014 – 12/2014): $580,830,400 [A/RES/68/293 PDF Document]

United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI)

In Côte d'Ivoire since April 2004
Strength: 9,686 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel:  8,492
    • Troops: 6,898
    • Military observers: 187
    • Police: 1,407
  • Civilian personnel: 1,065
    • International civilians: 356
    • Local civilians: 709
  • UN Volunteers: 140

Fatalities: 120

Approved budget (07/2014 - 06/2015): $493,570,300 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

In Kosovo since June 1999
Strength: 364 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 16
    • Military observers: 9
    • Police: 7
  • Civilian personnel: 321
    • International civilians: 111
    • Local civilians: 210
  • UN Volunteers: 26

Fatalities: 55

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $42,971,600 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)

In Liberia since September 2003
Strength: 7,392 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel:  5,948
    • Troops: 4,430
    • Military observers: 109
    • Police: 1,406
  • Civilian personnel: 1,251
    • International civilians:  399
    • Local civilians: 852
  • UN Volunteers: 187

Fatalities:187

Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $427,319,800 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

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

In India and Pakistan since January 1949
Strength: 110 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 42
    • Military observers: 42
  • Civilian personnel:  71
    • International civilians: 24
    • 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: 380 total, including:

  • Uniformed personnel: 157
    • Military observers: 157
  • Civilian personnel: 229
    • International civilians: 86
    • Local civilians: 134

Fatalities: 50

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

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