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China's Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations (1990-2008)

2009/01/21

 

 

(As of 30 November 2008)

 

UN Peacekeeping Mission

Acronym

Time Frame

Number of Troops

Number of Observers and Staff Officers

Number of Police

Current

Total

Current

Total

Current

Total

UN Truce Supervision Organization

UNTSO

Apr. 1990 to date

 

 

2

89

 

 

UN Iraq-Kuwait Observer Mission

UNIKOM

Apr. 1991 - Oct. 2003

 

 

 

164

 

 

UN Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara

MINURSO

Sept.1991 to date

 

 

13

314

 

 

UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia

UNTAC

Dec. 1991 - Sept. 1993

 

800

 

97

 

 

UN Operation in Mozambique

ONUMOZ

Jun. 1993 - Dec. 1994

 

 

 

20

 

 

UN Observer Mission
in Liberia

UNOMIL

Nov. 1993 - Sept. 1997

 

 

 

33

 

 

UN Mission in Afghanistan

UNSMA

May 1998 - Jan. 2000

 

 

 

2

 

 

UN Mission in Sierra Leone

UNAMSIL

Aug. 1998 - Dec. 2005

 

 

 

37

 

 

UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

UNDPKO

Feb. 1999 to date

 

 

2

11

 

 

UN Support Mission in East Timor

UNMISET

Jan. 2000 - Jul. 2006

 

 

 

 

 

207

UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea

UNMEE

Oct. 2000 - Aug. 2008

 

 

 

49

 

 

UN Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina

UNMIBH

Jan. 2001 - Jan. 2002

 

 

 

 

 

20

UN Mission in Congo(Kinshasa)

MONUC

Apr. 2001 to date

218

1962

16

101

 

 

UN Mission in Liberia

UNMIL

Oct. 2003 to date

558

3,906

7

70

8

83

UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

UNAMA

Jan. 2004 - May 2005

 

 

 

 

 

3

UN Operation in Cote d'Ivoire

UNOCI

Mar. 2004 to date

 

 

7

33

 

 

UN Mission in Kosovo

UNMIK

Apr. 2004 to date

 

 

 

 

18

73

UN Stabilization
Mission in Haiti

MINUSTAH

May 2004 to date

 

 

 

 

143

916

UN Action in Burundi

ONUB

Jun. 2004 - Sept. 2006

 

 

 

6

 

 

UN Mission in Sudan

UNMIS

Apr. 2005 to date

435

1,740

23

88

18

47

UN Interim Force in Lebanon

UNIFIL

Mar. 2006 to date

335

1,187

9

24

 

 

UN Integrated Mission
in Timor-Leste

UNMIT

Oct. 2006 to date

 

 

2

7

21

30

UN Integrated Office
in Sierra Leone

UNIOSIL

Feb. 2007-Feb. 2008

 

 

 

1

 

 

AU-UN Hybrid
Operation in
Darfur, Sudan

UNAMID

Nov. 2007 to date

315

315

7

7

 

 

Total

 

 

1,861

9,910

88

1,153

208

1,379

GRAND TOTAL

Current troops, observers/staff officers and police officers: 2,157

Total troops, observers/staff officers and police officers (1990-2008): 12,443

 

China's Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations (1990-2008)

Source: "China's National Defense in 2008", a white paper of the Chinese Government,
published in Beijing, on 20 January 2009

 

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