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  PC Reukema Website : Live from Brooklyn : Unprofor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
UNPROFOR was authorized to use force in self-defence in reply to attacks against these areas, and to coordinate with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) the use of air power in support of its activities.
He noted, nevertheless, that the presence of UNPROFOR was indispensable for controlling the conflict, fostering a climate in which negotiations between the parties could be promoted, preventing the resumption or escalation of conflict, providing a breathing-space for the continued efforts of the peacemakers and for supporting the provision of essential humanitarian assistance.
UNPROFOR forces were to be positioned at key points; heavy weapons were to be withdrawn or put under UNPROFOR control, and a Joint Commission was to be established, with representatives of both sides and chaired by UNPROFOR.
sites.internet.lu /folders/reukema/unprofor.htm   (13593 words)

 Peace Operations: Update on the Situation in the Former Yugoslavia (Briefing Report, 05/08/95, GAO/NSIAD-95-148BR).
UNPROFOR's limited effectiveness to deter attacks and provide protection stems from an approach to peacekeeping that is dependent on the consent and cooperation of the warring parties.
UNPROFOR was also to monitor and verify compliance with the March 29, 1994, cease-fire agreement between the government and Croatian Serb forces.
UNPROFOR's Bosnia Chief of Operations said these views, as well as the preferences of the other warring parties, must be considered in UNPROFOR deployment and, as a result, the force is not as effectively used as it could be.
www.fas.org /man/gao/nsiad-95-148.htm   (7421 words)

 United Nations Protection Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UNPROFOR was composed of nearly 39,000 personnel, 320 of whom were killed on duty.
UNPROFOR was in charge of air interdiction for military aircraft in the Bosnia and Herzegovina airspace (as ordered by the UN Security Council), in coordination with NATO forces (air interdiction missions were the first use of force by NATO).
On 20 December 1995 the forces of the UNPROFOR were reflagged under the NATO led Implementation Force (IFOR) whose task was to implement the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina (GFAP — otherwise known as the Dayton Accords or Dayton Agreement).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UNPROFOR   (3530 words)

UNPROFOR was instrumental in achieving a breakthrough in an agreement on freedom of movement in the Mostar area, which was implemented on 23 May, and resulted in a rapid improvement in the quality of life for residents on the eastern bank of the Neretva River.
UNPROFOR persisted in its attempts to visit and establish a presence in Bosnian Serb-controlled areas, particularly in Banja Luka and Bijeljina, which were the scene of continued "ethnic cleansing".
UNPROFOR had neither the means nor the mandate for enforcement action of this nature, and the cooperation of the parties was elusive.
www.gmu.edu /departments/t-po/peace/unprofor_un.html   (18536 words)

 TCC - Balkans:Chronology:UNPROFOR
This was in response to UN Security Council Resolution 781 which requested member states to assist UNPROFOR to monitor the ban on military flights in that airspace.
At the request of UNPROFOR, NATO launched aircraft on the afternoon of 5 August to attack heavy weapons that were violating the Sarajevo Exclusion zone.
The decision to attack the airfield was made jointly by NATO and UNPROFOR commanders under the authority of the North Atlantic Council and United Nations Security Council Resolution 958.
home.wanadoo.nl /tcc/balkan/un_chron.html   (4587 words)

UNPROFOR's task was to stop the fighting and to provide the conditions for a political settlement of the crisis through negotiations.
According to the report, UNPROFOR had ensured the full withdrawal of the Yugoslav army (JNA) from Croatia and prevented the recurrence of hostilities in the UNPAs and pink zones until the Maslenica operation.
UNPROFOR is the biggest, the most expensive and the most complex peace operation in the history of the United Nations.
www.xs4all.nl /~vdrkrans/unproforf.htm   (3390 words)

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UNPROFOR was also supposed to interpose itself between the warring factions and was intentionally lightly armed in order to convince the combatants of its peaceful intentions.
UNPROFOR and the humanitarian support provided by NATO were the most ambitious in the history.
This mission was a utopia insofar as the UNPROFOR had absolutely no power to maintain peace except negotiation, and no security plan had been designed in case of non-compliance from the warring parties.
www.nyu.edu /classes/UNcourse/fall00/bestpapers/lelandais9.doc   (1180 words)

Its goals were both of a military and civilian nature: to keep the peace and build confidence between the warring sides to help achieve a final political solution and restore normal life to Croatia, where it was deployed.
Since the beginning of the UNPROFOR mandate, the number of UN peace-keepers in Croatia has increased to currently include 15,479 men.
Besides UNPROFOR's civil and military departments, several relief and other international agencies took part in the UN peacekeeping operation in Croatia.
home.wanadoo.nl /tcc/balkan/un_unprofor.html   (651 words)

 Peace Operations: Update on the Situation in the Former Yugoslavia (Briefing Report,
UNPROFOR has requested NATO close air support five times for limited purposes during attacks on U.N. personnel and safe areas.
If UNPROFOR withdraws, UNHCR and some other humanitarian organizations plan to continue providing aid, but believe some activities will be curtailed if not halted.
NATO informed UNPROFOR it was prepared to use wider air strikes upon request, but UNPROFOR did not request them, choosing instead to negotiate a possible cease-fire.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/gao/nsiad-95-148.htm   (7429 words)

 Which End-Game in Bosnia?
The withdrawal of UNPROFOR would remove this stabilizing force and might also lead to the dissolution of the mission in Croatia and threaten the integrity of the mission in Macedonia.
Many of UNPROFOR's forces in Bosnia are deployed hundreds of kilometers from their initial points of entry at the port of Split or the airport in Zagreb.
UNPROFOR's withdrawal might be blocked by Bosnian soldiers and civilians who rely on UN assistance in protecting the Safe Areas.
www.ndu.edu /inss/strforum/SF_16/forum16.html   (2204 words)

 bosnia ch2
This was the beginning of more than 4 years of military activities by the UN in the former Yugoslavia to bring about a cessation of the fighting and to assist in the delivery of humanitarian relief to the beleaguered population.
The initial UNPROFOR deployed to Croatia in 1992 to monitor the cease-fire arrangements between the Croatian and Yugoslavian (Serb) forces.
After the termination of the UNPROFOR, the Secretary General recommended that the UNPREDEP be continued and that it become an independent mission, reporting directly to the UN HQ.
www.fas.org /irp/ops/smo/docs/ifor/bosch02.htm   (6574 words)

 UNPROFOR - Gaming Squad » Welcome To UNPROFOR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
UNPROFOR prides itself on it's squad based team work, the camaraderie of it's members and most of all on having fun.
As you can see the site is still very much unfinished although im sure you will agree that it is starting to take shape and look well.
All logos, trademarks and posts in this site are property of their respective owners, all the rest © 2006 by the site owner.
www.unp-df.com   (780 words)

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