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United Nations Peacekeeping Missions
"The major purpose of the founding of the United Nations in 1945 was 'to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war'. In order to achieve this end, the UN has mandated 59 Peacekeeping Operations between 1948 and 2005."
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The first UN peacekeeping mission was authorized in 1948. Today (in 2006) it is also the longest running mission of the UN. With which conflict is it concerned?
Besides UNTSO, which two other UN peacekeeping missions are currently ongoing in the middle east?
UNMIS & ONUB
UNIFIL & UNDOF
UNOMIG & UNMIK
UNMOGIP & MINUSTAH
As of 2005, which continent was 'host' to the majority of ongoing UN peacekeeping missions?
Which of the following was not a European country with an ongoing UN peacekeeping mission in 2005?
Serbia & Montenegro
After the end of the cold war, the number of UN peacekeeping missions has increased signifcantly.
In which mission did UN troops not co-operate with at least one other regional peacekeeping organization?
United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegowina (1995-2002)
United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (1993-1997))
United Nations Emergency Force (Palestine, 1956-1967)
United Nations Organizations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (1999-)
Who authorizes UN peacekeeping missions?
The UN Security Council
The UN Secretary General
The UN General Assembly
The government(s) of the concerned country or countries
As of February 2006, which country has suffered the most fatalities in UN peacekeeping missions?
How much did UN member states spend in total on peacekeeping operations between 1948 and 2005?
around USD 400 million
around USD 400 billion
around USD 40 billion
around USD 4 billion
What are UN peacekeeping troops popularly called?
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