United Nations Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ) 1992 - 1994

Date from 01 January 1992
Date to 31 December 1994
Collection type Conflict
Scope note Strength: Engineer instructional support (2 Personnel). Estimated total 16 AO: MOZAMBIQUE The Mission was established by Security Council Resolution 782 of 13 October 1992 to monitor and verify the cease-fire, the separation and concentration of forces, their demobilization and the collection, storage and destruction of weapons; to monitor and verify the complete withdrawal of foreign forces; to monitor and verify the disbanding of private and irregular armed groups; to authorize security arrangements for vital infrastructures; to provide security for the United Nations and other international activities in support of the peace process, especially in the corridors; to provide technical assistance and monitor the entire electoral process; to coordinate and monitor all humanitarian assistance operations, in particular those related to refugees, internally displaced persons, demobilized military personnel and the affected local population and to facilitate the implementation of the general peace agreement for Mozambique. Upon completion of the task, the Mission was terminated in January 1995. Australia's role was to provide Engineer instructional support for the Demining program of ONUMOZ, teaching mine awareness, detection and destruction. The Australian Contribution was withdrawn on January 2002 due to the change of the United Nations Mandate to a Non-Government Organisation (NGO).