United Nations Mission of Observers in Prevlaka

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UN Mission of Observers in Prevlaka
Abbreviation UNMOP
Formation 15 January 1996
Type Observer Mission
Legal status Completed
Rodolfo Sergio Mujica
Parent organization
United Nations Security Council
Website http://www.un.org/Depts/dpko/missions/unmop/

UN Mission of Observers in Prevlaka (UNMOP) was established on 15 January 1996 in Security Council Resolution 1038[1] as a peacekeeping mission to monitor the demilitarization of the disputed Prevlaka peninsula by carrying out daily foot and vehicle patrols on both sides of the border between Croatia and FR Yugoslavia (specifically, its federal unit Montenegro).

Countries providing support for this mission included Finland, Argentina, Belgium, Indonesia, Denmark, Kenya, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Norway, Ireland, New Zealand and the USA.

It was disbanded on 15 December 2002, the date set by the UN Security Council.[2]


  1. ^ United Nations Security Council Resolution 1038. S/RES/1038(1996) 15 January 1996. Retrieved 12 April 2008.
  2. ^ United Nations Security Council Resolution 1437. S/RES/1437(2002) page 2. {{{date}}}. (2002) Retrieved 6 September 2008.

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Coordinates: 42°23′56.40″N 18°31′01.20″E / 42.3990000°N 18.5170000°E / 42.3990000; 18.5170000