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Description archivistique
S-1657 · Série organique · 1993 - 1995
Fait partie de United Nations Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ) (1992-1994)

S-1657 contains records of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Records consist of: note verbale; itineraries and instructions concerning the visit of the Secretary-General to Mozambique on 17-20 October 1993; minutes of Section Chiefs’ weekly meetings; drafts of the Status of Forces Agreement, including notes and correspondence; reports on the extension of the ONUMOZ mandate; and calendars on the drawdown and withdrawal of ONUMOZ. Correspondence regarding the elections held in October 1994 concerns: electoral consultants and tribunal justices; deployment and activities of international electoral observers; and procedures followed by the Electoral Operations Room. Also included are statements and addresses made immediately following the elections.

S-0999 · Série organique · 1993 - 1995
Fait partie de United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) (2003-2005)

Series documents the substantive and administrative work of the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General. The series is arranged into five sub-series: chronological file, including various forms of correspondence; code cables (incoming); code cables (outgoing); faxes (outgoing); and outgoing faxes and code cables of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General. The earliest records in the files were created under the mandate of United Nations Operation in Somalia I, which ended in March 1993. Series is arranged alphabetically by sub-series, then chronologically therein.

Title based on series contents.

S-1007 · Série organique · 1993 - 1994
Fait partie de United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) (2003-2005)

UNOSOM Headquarters Boards of Inquiry (BOI) were convened to make decisions regarding serious injury, death, major property damage, and major property loss in which UNOSOM personnel were involved. Final case reports with supporting documentation regularly were sent to the Department of Peacekeeping Operations at UN headquarters in New York.

Series consists of reports/case files of the Headquarters Boards of Inquiry. Records included are: witness statement forms, BOI convening orders, interoffice memoranda, accident/incident reports, security statement forms, security investigation reports, damage/discrepancy reports, medical reports, death certificates, autopsy reports, letters of condolence, incident sketches, and interview transcripts.

Title based on series contents.

S-1880 · Série organique · 1993 - 2001
Fait partie de United Nations Political and Peacekeeping Missions in Haiti (1993-2001)

International Civilian Mission in Haiti, OAS/UN (MICIVIH)
S-1880 consists of case files for human rights violations investigated by MICIVIH Human Rights Observers stationed at bases throughout Haiti from 1993 to 2000. The case files are arranged geographically by base, and then by number. A three-letter series prefix indicates the base. Each series of case files is accompanied by lists of case numbers with the name of the victim, date, location, and type of human rights violation. Violations and incidents investigated include: cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment; torture; murders and shootings; rape; illegal arrest, detention and imprisonment; illegal house searches; destruction of property; false criminal accusations; excessive use of force by members of the Haitian National Police (HNP); intimidation and death threats; extortion; threats to freedom of speech and association; popular justice killings; marronage (hiding); and land conflicts.

The case files for some series consist of a brief intake or incident reporting form, with basic facts about the incident and victim. In other series, the case files contain documentation about the case, compiled by MICIVIH Observers, such as: memoranda drafted by Observers, statements submitted by the victim, correspondence about the incident from various Haitian authorities; assessment reports about the victim prepared by MICIVIH’s Medical Unit, and photographs of the victim’s injuries.


Electoral Section
Records of the Electoral Section document the assessment, planning and observation of the 27 February 2000 elections of the Majlisi Oli, the parliament of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan. The files contain: reports relating to support of elections by United Nations peacekeeping missions prior to UNMOT; an undated position paper, titled “Criteria for the Arrival of the Joint UNMOT-Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Electoral Needs-Assessment Mission”; a deployment plan for Joint Electoral Observation Mission (JEOM) offices and for the deployment of electoral observers. There is also a 25 March 1999 working paper about the conditions for a timeline of joint-commission involvement in free and fair elections; and the terms of reference for the Joint UNMOT-OSCE Observation Mission in Tajikistan (JEOMT).

Also included in the records are: a report providing recommendations for international monitoring of parliamentary elections, of the 5 August 1999 Second Joint Assessment Mission for Election Preparations in Tajikistan; a (1999) draft titled “Amendments and Changes to the Constitution of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan”; a proposed plan for parliamentary elections, with a September 1999 timeline; and an unsigned assessment report to the head of mission of OSCE about the political climate of Tajikistan in preparation for an electoral referendum. There are also summaries of “Focal Point Strategy Meetings on Elections,” attended by the Assistant to the Special Representative to the Secretary-General (ASRSG), the Organization for Co-operation and Security in Europe (OSCE), and representatives of UNMOT.

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Also included in S-1866 are records of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) which document the electoral process. There is information about the 6 November 1999 Tajikistan presidential elections and the elections of the Majlisi Oli, held on 27 February 2000. The files include reports from UNMOT’s field office in the town of Kurgan Tube to UNMOT HQ about meetings of the regional government and the registration of parliamentary electoral candidates. A 5 August 1999 report from the Civil Affairs Officer, copied to the CAO, includes an assessment of the political climate for the holding of free and fair elections in Khorog Town. In addition, there is a 25 February 2000 assessment prepared by the CAO, titled “Prognostics of the Majlisi Oli elections in Khatlon Province Field Office”; it has an analysis of candidate biographies.

The files also contain statements and letters sent to the Secretary-General Kofi Annan. There is a joint statement, about free and fair presidential elections, prepared by the Political Union of United Tajikistan, a union comprised of banned Tajik political parties. There are also statements about the implementation of the General Agreement, especially with regard to parliamentary elections. These were received by the United Tajik Opposition (UTO) and the Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan. There are also joint statements of candidates for the office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.

United Nations Mission of Observers in Tajikistan (UNMOT)
There are records about the Joint Election Observation Mission to Tajikistan (JEOMT), jointly managed by UNMOT and the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe (OSCE). Highlights include: a revised 11 February 2000 “Terms of Reference for the UN Electoral Reference Team,” sent from United Nations New York to the UNMOT CAO and a Manual for Short-Term Observers of the 27 February 2000 parliamentary elections.

Human Rights Support
S-1037 · Série organique · 1993 - 1999
Fait partie de United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) (1997-1999)

S-1037 contains records concerning human rights activities of the following peacekeeping missions:

United Nations Angola Verification Mission III (UNAVEM III), 8 February 1995 – 30 June 1997
United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA), 30 June 1997 – 26 February 1999

The MONUA peacekeeping mission maintained the files of two of its predecessor missions – UNAVEM II and UNAVEM III - and added records to those files until mission closure. Files for predecessor missions are searchable in S-1037 by date.

Human Rights Division / UNAVEM III and MONUA
Records of the Human Rights Division consist of: weekly situation reports from Human Rights Officers sent to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG); summaries of meetings held by the Chief of the Human Rights Division; reports of investigations carried out by Human Rights Officers; reports of Human Rights Officers’ visits to prisons; agendas and summaries of local seminars and workshops on human rights; and field reports of Human Rights Officers sent to the Chief of the Human Rights Division, which document local human rights violations, mission support for the rehabilitation of a fair judicial system, and the mission’s promotion of local human rights campaigns. Also included are questionnaires and results of MONUA’s “Lessons to be Learned Survey” conducted in 1998, which gathered perceptions of human rights related issues from Human Rights Officers, Political Affairs Officers, Military Observers, Civilian Police, and other personnel upon departure from the mission.

S-1858 · Série organique · 1994 - 1997
Fait partie de United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL)

Chief Military Observer
The Chief Military Observer (CMO) was tasked with the command of the Military Division of UNOMIL. The CMO was posted at UNOMIL headquarters in Monrovia, Liberia, and reported directly to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on matters regarding military operations of the UNOMIL mandate. The post was held by Major General Daniel Ishmael Opande, succeeded in April 1997 by Major General Sikandar Shami.

The records contain incoming and outgoing code cables, exchanged between the CMO and United Nations Headquarters, New York (UN-NY) and between the SRSG and: Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Marrack Goulding; Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Bernard Miyet; and Margaret Carey, Africa Specialist with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. Topics of the cables pertain to military operations and developments of the mission.

The records also contain operational reports such as reconnaissance reports ordered by the CMO and conducted by Military Observers (MILOBS) and/or Electoral Officers to ascertain viability of establishing a field station; or to obtain data on the population and infrastructure necessary for electoral staff. Daily and weekly situation reports and monthly assessments of main developments sent to the SRSG relay information about developments in military and electoral operations.

There are also summaries of meetings of the inter-agency Ceasefire Violations Committee (CFVC), which was chaired by the CMO. The meeting summaries detail the Committee’s discussion of alleged ceasefire violations. The records also include letters of complaint sent by the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) to the CMO, reporting factions’ allegations of ceasefire violations.

S-1116 · Série organique · 1994 - 2006
Fait partie de United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) (1999-2005)

S-1116 contains the records of the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), which includes the Office of the Senior Legal Adviser, the Office of the Child Protection Adviser, and the Human Rights Section.

Records of the Office of the SRSG include the office’s central registry files. These files consist of the SRSG’s public addresses and correspondence, as well as documents pertaining to the Working Group on the Utilization of United Nations Resources (Regional Approach). Correspondents of the SRSG include the government of Sierra Leone, diplomatic missions and UN agencies, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Records of the Office of the Senior Legal Adviser consist of correspondence and legal briefs concerning a variety of subjects including: UNAMSIL offices and building rentals, thefts, labor strikes, human remains, allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse, and the Yenga border dispute. Also included are notes and advisory opinions of the Senior Legal Adviser to the SRSG and investigations into aircraft crashes. Documents from crash investigations include crash site assessments, witness statements, Board of Inquiry proceedings, medicolegal and autopsy reports, death certificates, movement of personnel request forms, and aircraft accident response procedures. S-1116 also includes proceedings of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and documents pertaining to United Nations assistance and cooperation with the International Criminal Court.

Records of the Office of the Child Protection Adviser consist of: situational analyses; meeting minutes; program and workshop proposals; and reports and papers pertaining to the status of children, including child soldiers and foster children in Sierra Leone. The Office of the Child Protection Adviser also documents the activities of the Children’s Forum Network; the National Steering Committee for Military Training on Child Rights and Child Protection; the National Commission for War Affected Children (NACWAC); and the National Committee on Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (NCDDR) during UNAMSIL’s mandate.

Records of the Human Rights Section consist of monthly reports; daily human rights reports from UNAMSIL sectors and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs); reports from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC); reports from the High Commissioner for Human Rights; and subject files. Topics of subject files include the training of personnel; the Human Rights Stakeholders Conference held in December 2005; and the National Forum for Human Rights.