Sierra Leone and the United Nations commemorating the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Charter.

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ContributionsSierra Leone., United Nations.
LC ClassificationsJX1977.2.S5 S53
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Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
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With the support of the Military Observer Group. The United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) was a United Nations peacekeeping operation in Sierra Leone from to It was created by the United Nations Security Council in October to help with the implementation of the Lomé Peace Accord, an agreement intended to end the Sierra Leonean civil war.

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Peace Process The Special Court for Sierra Leone Set up jointly by the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. It is mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law committed in the territory of Sierra Leone since 30 November The conflict in Sierra Leone dates from March when fighters of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) launched a war from the east of the country near the border with Liberia to overthrow the government.

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"The main objectives of UNAMSIL in Sierra Leone remain to assist the efforts of the Government of Sierra Leone to extend its authority, restore law and order and stabilize the situation progressively throughout the entire country, and to assist in the promotion of a political process which should lead to a renewed disarmament, demobilization.

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This chapter focuses on the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), a peacekeeping mission created by the UN Security Council in October to implement the Lomé Peace Agreement signed in July by the warring Government and rebel forces in Sierra Leone. After providing an overview of the civil war in Sierra Leone, the chapter outlines UNAMSIL’s mandate and challenges to its Author: Funmi Olonisakin.

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