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History of Nepalese Army Participation in the UN Peacekeeping

Nepal joined the United Nations in 1955 and the legacy of the Nepalese peacekeeping began from 12th June 1958 with the participation of 5 Military Observers in United Nations Observer Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL). Since then the Government of Nepal has been a regular troop contributor deploying in Africa, Europe, Middle East, South and South-East Asia and the Caribbean under UN umbrella. As of today Nepalese Army’s Peacekeepers have participated in 39 different missions. The list of mission participated by Nepalese Army is as shown below:

SNo. Mission Name Year

1.

UNOGIL

1958

2.

UNIPOM

1966

3.

UNEF –II

1974

4.

UNIFIL

1978

5.

UNMOT

1989

6.

UNGOMAP I - II & OSGAP I – III

1989

7.

UNIKOM

1991

8.

UNMIH

1991

9.

UNTSO

1992

10.

UNISOM

1993

11.

UNPF/UNPROFOR

1994

12.

UNGCI

1995

13.

UNTAES

1996

14.

UNPREDEP

1996

15.

UNOMIL

1996

16.

UNMOP

1998

17.

UNMIK

1999

18.

UNOMSIL &UNAMSIL

1999

19

MONUC

1999

20.

UNAMET, UNTAET & UNMISET

1999

21.

UNFICYP

1999

22.

UNMEE

2000

23.

MINUCI

2003

24.

UNOCI

2003

25.

UNMIL

2003

26

UNDOF

2004

27

MINUSTAH

2004

28

ONUB

2004

29

UNMIS

2004

30

UNAMID

2008

31

UNIFIL

2006

32

UNOMIG

2007

33

MINURCAT

2008

34

UNAMI

2008

35

UNMIT

2008

36

MINURSO

2010

37

UNMISS

2011

38

UNSMIS

2012

39

UNISFA

2012

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COAS's Speech

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