List of non-UN peacekeeping missions

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Below is a list of current and historical peacekeeping missions which were not mandated by the United Nations.



  • KFOR is a NATO-led multinational force responsible for establishing and maintaining security in Kosovo. This peace-enforcement force entered Kosovo on June 12, 1999 under a United Nations mandate, two days after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1244, but it is not a United Nations blue helmeted peacekeeping mission.
  • ISAF is a (currently) NATO-led multinational force that performs peacekeeping in Afghanistan since December 2001.[1] (see also UNAMA)

African Union[edit]

Current African Union missions include:




  • IFOR was a NATO-led multinational force that took over responsibilities from UNPROFOR in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1995–1996.
  • SFOR was a NATO-led multinational force that took over responsibilities from IFOR, 1996–2004


Nigeria led missions of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) to:

African Union[edit]

  • AMIS was the African Union force in Darfur, Sudan starting August 2004 in response to the Darfur Conflict. It merged with UNAMID, a UN-mandated peacekeeping force deployed in Darfur, in December 2007.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ NATO in Afghanistan
  2. ^ The official web site of the Multinational Force and Observers see legal disclaimer "the MFO enjoys immunity from the civil and criminal jurisdiction of local courts and other privileges and immunities customarily accorded international organizations" and Mission "Operation of checkpoints, reconnaissance patrols, and observation posts along the international boundary and Line B, and within Zone C."