Ministry of defence Republic of Serbia
 

Current multinational operations



MULTINATIONAL OPERATIONS WHERE SAF  MEMBERS ARE DEPLOYED

No
MnOp
NUMBER OF PERSONS
TASKS
1.
8
Air medical evacuation team and staff group
2.
5
Military obervers
3.
3
Military obervers

4.

Cyprus - UNFICYP

46

Staff officers, military observers, patrol members and infantry platoon members

5.
177

Staff officers, members of the infantry company and of the force protection platoon

6.

Middle East-UNTSO

1

Military observer

7.

EUTM Somalia

5

Head of the medical service in the mission

8. EUNAVFOR Somalia - Operation ATALANTA 16 Staff group
9. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC — MINUSCA 72 Military observers, staff officers, staff of secondary-level military medical facility
10. EUTM Mali 3 Medical Team
 
TOTAL
336
 
The UN Multinational Operation in DR Congo (MONUSCO)
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The UN Multinational Operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) was established in November 1999 in accordance with Chapters VI and VII of the UN Charter based on the UN SC Resolution 1279 of 7 March 2003. Serbian Armed Forces has been participating in MONUSCO since 7 March 2003 with one aerial medical evacuation team. As of 29 July 2010, the contingent has been reinforced with two members of the staff group.

AMET team has in its composition two doctors, and four medical technicians who form two subteams for aerial medical evacuation, and are stationed in Kinshasa.
 

Read more on: http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/missions/monuc/

The UN multinational operation in Liberia (UNMIL)

The UN multinational operation in Liberia (UNMIL) was established after the signing of Peace Agreement in Accra, the Republic of Ghana and after the adoption of the UN Resolution 1509 of 19 September 2003, with mandate in accordance with Chapters VI and VII of the UN Charter.

The Serbian Armed Forces have participated in the UNMIL since 10 December 2003 when two military observers were deployed to the mission. The number of the deployed military observers was soon increased to three on 9 March 2003, then to six on 19 May 2004. When the reduction of the UN forces members deployed in Liberia started, the number of military observers from the Serbian Armed Forces was reduced to four on14 March 2009. Rotation of military observers is performed after the expiration of their mandate of one year.

Besides the SAF members, the MoI members are also deployed in UNMIL.
The work of military observers is focused on implementation of mandate of the peacekeeping mission and performing the regular patrolling tasks.


 

Read more on: http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/missions/unmil/

The UN Operations in the Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI)

 The UN Multinational Operation in the Côte d’ Ivoire (UNOCI) was established by the UN Security Council Resolution 1528, adopted on 27 February 2004, based on the UN SB estimate that the situation on the Côte d’Ivoire represents a continuous threat to the world peace and security in the region.

The mandate of the multinational operation was established in accordance with the Chapters VI and VII of the UN Charter.

The Serbian Armed Forces has participated in UNOCI since 1 May 2004 with three military observers.
The work of military observers is focused on implementation of peacekeeping process and the mandate of multinational operation and performing the regular patrolling tasks.

Read more on:  http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/missions/unoci/

UN Multinational Operation in the Republic of Cyprus (UNFICYP)

The UN Multinational Operation in the Republic of Cyprus (UNFICYP) was established on 4 March 1964, when the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 186 recommending the establishment of UN Peacekeeping Forces in the Republic of Cyprus.

The Forces became operational as of 27 March 1964. The Serbian Armed Forces participates in UNFICYP with one staff officer, two military observers ( a MOLO officer and a SCAMLO officer), six members of patrol and 37 members of infantry platoon within the Slovak-Hungarian contingent.
 

Read more on: http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/unficyp/

UN Multinational Operation in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

The UN Multinational Operation in the Republic of Lebanon (UNIFIL) was established by the UN Security Council Resolutions 425 and 426 of 19 March 1978.

The members of the Serbian Armed Forces started their participation in UNIFIL on 21 December 2010, within the Spanish contingent, with four staff officers in the East Sector command and a staff officer in the Command of the Spanish battalion.

In addition to the deployed staff officers, as of 25 November 2012, 36 members of infantry platoon together with five members of the National Support Element were additionally engaged.
As of 24 March 2013, two more staff officers have been deployed in UNIFIL Command.
As of 5 November 2013, the infantry platoon was replaced with an infantry company.
As of December 11 2014, the force protection platoon has been deployed at the Sectro West.
At the moment there are 177 SAF members deployed in UNIFIL.

 

Read more on: http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/unifil/

UN Multinational Operation in the Middle East (UNTSO)

The UN multinational operation in the Middle East (UNTSO) is implemented to prevent renewed conflict between Israel and the Arab countries.
The task of UN forces is to oversee the separation line and the cease-fire between the conflicted forces in the area of the Suez Canal and the Golan Heights, and to provide assistance and support to the UN forces in the southern Lebanon at the same time.
UNTSO military observers are currently engaged in three different United Nations missions in the Middle East: the Observer Group Lebanon (OGL) that supports UNIFIL in southern Lebanon, the Observer Group Golan (OGG) and the Observer Group Egypt (OGE).

The Republic of Serbia began its participation in UNTSO by deploying one military observer to a post within the Observer Group Lebanon on 9 September 2012.



 

Read more on : http://untso.unmissions.org/ and http://www.un.org/en /peacekeeping/missions/untso/index.shtml .

EU Multinational Operation EUTM Somalia

EU multinational operation (EUTM Somalia) is military operation of the European Union established on 7 April 2010 to support the strengthening of the state institutions of Somalia.

This operation is carried out within the overall EU engagement in assisting Somali population and to stabilize the state institutions of Somalia.

The operation is realized through the training of security forces of Somalia in collaboration with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

The Serbian Armed Forces started its participation in EUTM Somalia by deploying an officer of medical specialty as Surgeon General in the mission, on 25 April 2012.

As of 27 April 2013, the Serbian Armed Forces has enlarged its participation by deploying medical team composed of a doctor and three medical technicians.


 

Read more on: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/eeas/security-defence/eu-operations/eu-somalia-training-mission?lang=en.

The European Union Naval Forces military operation in Somalia (EUNAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA)

The European Union Naval Force Operation in Somalia (EUNAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA) was established in December 2008 in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolutions No 1814, 1816, 1838 and 1846.

The forces in EUNAVFOR Somalia – Operation ATALANTA have been engaged on countering, prevention and control of piracy and armed robbery activities off the coast of Somalia.
The forces deployed in EUNAVFOR Somalia are tasked with curbing, prevention of piracy activities and armed robberies off the coast of Somalia.

SAF members started their engagement in EUNAVFOR Somalia-Operation ATALANTA by training two riverine officers, on board a French vessel “ F 730 Floreal“ from 21 October 2011 to 23 November 2011. The engagement of SAF officers in the mission’s Operations Command in Northwood, UK, started on 25 February 2013, while the first SAF staff NCO has been deployed as of May 2013.
 

 Read more on: http://www.eunavfor.eu/


UN Multinational Operation in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)

UN Multinational Operation in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) is a newly established multidimensional, integrated mission, based on the UN Chapter VII, UN SC Resolution 2149 (2014) , from 10April 2014. MINUSCA has started its operational work on 15 September 2014.

Serbian Armed Forces started its engagement in MINUSCA on 20 September 2014, by sending two military observers and two staff officers. As of December 11, 2014, 68 more personnel have been deployed in this mission, forming the Light Field Hospital level 2.

 Read more on: here

EU Training Mission of military and security forces in Mali (EUTM Mali)

 

EU Training Mission of military and security forces in Mali (EUTM Mali) was established by UN Security Council Resolution 2085 (2012) , and EU Council’s decisions (No. 2013/34/CFSP from 17 January 2013 and No.2013/87/CFSP from 18 February 2013).

In accordance with the EU invitation, the Serbian Armed Forces have been deployed to EUTM Mali since 15 December, 2014 by engaging a three-member medical team.

You can read more about EUTM Mali here.