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S-0965 · Série organique · 1992 - 1993
Fait partie de United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) (1992-1993)

UNTAC Civilian Investigation Boards were convened by the Director of Administration to make decisions regarding injuries, property damage, and property loss in which UNTAC civilian personnel were involved. Serious incidents were referred to a Headquarters Boards of Inquiry for further investigation and action. UNTAC's Boards of Inquiry Unit administered all Boards of Inquiry on behalf of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General; accordingly, it was the custodian of the Civilian Investigation Boards records.

Series consists of final reports and supporting documentation of UNTAC Civilian Investigation Boards 1, 2 and 3. Supporting documentation includes: witness statement forms, interoffice memoranda, accident/incident reports, security statement forms, security investigation reports, damage/discrepancy reports, medical reports, and incident sketches. The series is arranged by Civilian Investigation Boards case number.

Title based on series contents.

UNTAC Civilian Investigation Boards were convened by the Director of Administration to make decisions regarding injuries, property damage, and property loss in which UNTAC civilian personnel were involved. Serious incidents were referred to a Headquarters Boards of Inquiry for further investigation and action. UNTAC's Boards of Inquiry Unit administered all Boards of Inquiry on behalf of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General; accordingly, it was the custodian of the Civilian Investigation Boards records.

Series consists of final reports and supporting documentation of UNTAC Civilian Investigation Boards 1, 2 and 3. Supporting documentation includes: witness statement forms, interoffice memoranda, accident/incident reports, security statement forms, security investigation reports, damage/discrepancy reports, medical reports, and incident sketches. The series is arranged by Civilian Investigation Boards case number.

Title based on series contents.

Boards of Inquiry Unit
S-0968 · Série organique · 1992 - 1994
Fait partie de United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) (1992-1993)

Series contains miscellaneous records of the Boards of Inquiry Unit. Records appear in the following order: accident/incident reports (with supporting documentation), original Boards of Inquiry convening orders, closed cases, additional case files, and various memoranda.

Title based on series contents.

S-0959 · Série organique · 1992 - 1993
Fait partie de United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) (1992-1993)

The director of the Information/Education Division 1.) served as the Special Representative's senior advisor on information matters and 2.) oversaw the work of the Divisions' four principal units: Analysis/Assessment, Production, Dissemination, and Control (originally a part of Analysis/Assessment). The Analysis/Assessment Unit gauged Cambodians' perceptions of UNTAC and analysed the media of the Cambodian factions. The Production Unit operated Radio UNTAC, produced television programmes and dramas, and printed informational materials and graphics. The Dissemination Unit distributed print, video, and audio materials to their target audiences throughout Cambodia. Lastly, the Control Unit, in collaboration with UNTAC's Civil Administration Component, worked to ensure that Cambodian media encouraged a neutral political atmosphere.

Series consists of correspondence, reports, press briefings, and publications related to the functions of the Information/Education Division's director. Topics covered include the Supreme National Council, the Division's Analysis and Radio (Production) units, and Cambodia's political and social climate. Series is arranged by subject classification number.

Title based on series contents.

Military Support
S-1114 · Série organique · 1992 - 1995
Fait partie de United Nations Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ) (1992-1994)

S-1114 contains records documenting military support activities of the United Nations Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ).

Military Force Headquarters, Maputo
Records consist of: drafts of the military division’s contribution to the Security Council’s report on Mozambique; and reports and memoranda concerning the locations of arms caches and the transportation and storage of weapons and explosives. Also included are guidelines on the following: the collection of weapons; handling of military collectable equipment; rotation of contingents; and conduct and discipline. Incident reports concern road blocks laid by demobilized soldiers and local militia, and demining activities.

Military Force, Northern Region, Nampula
Records consist of: minutes of Northern Regional Cease-Fire Commission (RCCF) meetings; reports of security arrangements carried out during the presidential and parliamentary elections of 27-29 October 1994; operation orders; deployment instructions; Force Commander’s directives; and evacuation and security plans for the Northern Region.

Military Force, Central Region, Beira
Records consist of: inspection reports of military investigations of alleged cease-fire violations and criminal acts; security reports; and weapons collection summaries.

Military Force, Southern Region, Matola
Records consist of: minutes and agendas of the Southern Regional Cease-Fire Commission (RCCF); and memoranda concerning the ONUMOZ drawdown plan.

Military Observers, Maputo
Records consist of: reports to United Nations headquarters on military activities in Mozambique; reports on the closure of Assembly Areas; reports concerning the control of riots; reports on information gathering missions; monthly reports of the Liaison Cell; monthly reports on operations; and withdrawal plans for Military Observers.

Also included are correspondence and other documents regarding the following: road blocks laid by demobilized soldiers and local militia; demobilization procedures; disbandment of para-military groups; details of planning and set-up of Assembly Areas for demobilized soldiers; visits to Assembly Areas made by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), the Force Commander, Mozambican government officials, and foreign dignitaries; and instructions and forms for investigations of alleged cease-fire violations.

Military Observers, Northern Region, Nampula
Records consist of a variety of reports focusing on: incidents in Assembly Areas; the collection of weapons from paramilitary and militia groups; and the demobilization process. Also included are: evacuation and security plans; the Observer Group end of mission report; the ONUMOZ end of mission report; and reports on lessons learned.

Military Observers, Central Region, Beira
Records consist of: reports of incidents in Assembly Areas; mine incident reports; and notes on briefings for Team Leaders.

Military Observers, Southern Region, Matola
Records consist of: agendas, minutes and summaries of decisions of the Southern Regional Cease-Fire Commission (RCCF).

Technical Unit for Demobilization (TU)
Records consist of: minutes of meetings of the Technical Unit; notes on meetings between the Technical Unit, the Government of Mozambique, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM); procedures for Centers for Unassembled Troops (CTNA ); guidelines for demobilization ceremonies; and records on the establishment and dismantling of Assembly Areas.

There also are a variety of reports, including: reports of meetings between officials of the Technical Unit, the Government of Mozambique, and RENAMO; field reports assessing supply levels and soldier morale in Assembly Areas, and the competence of Technical Unit Camp Officers (TUCO); and reports of the Information and Social Reintegration Programme

Also included are records pertaining to the food supply and medical assistance activities in Assembly Areas. These records include: minutes of meetings of the Food-Aid Subcommittee on Demobilization; correspondence between Technical Unit officials and World Food Programme (WFP) officials regarding projected food needs for the Assembly Areas, shipments of food to the Areas, and problems with shipment and distribution, such as theft of food by soldiers; and correspondence between Technical Unit officials and World Health Organization (WHO) officials regarding medical problems and outbreaks of disease in the Assembly Areas.

Records pertaining to vulnerable groups (defined as disabled soldiers, orphaned children, widowed wives of soldiers, pregnant women, and elderly civilians) include: reports of the Technical Unit’s Vulnerable Groups Programme; procedures for identification, registration, and reintegration of soldiers belonging to vulnerable groups; and documents on providing food, transport, and medical examinations for disabled soldiers.

Military Support - by position
S-1823 · Série organique · 1992 - 1999
Fait partie de United Nations Preventive Deployment Force (UNPREDEP) (1995-1999)

S-1823 contains records concerning military support provided to the United Nations Preventive Deployment Force (UNPREDEP).

Force Commander
Files related to military officers include: analyses on the reduction of military strength; papers about the concept of operations for United Nations Military Observers (UNMOs); daily situation reports from the Chief of Staff (COS); papers and memoranda regarding the implementation of special security phases; and analyses on developments in Kosovo and Serbia.

Correspondence of the Force Commander covers such topics as: the Security Council’s extension of UNPREDEP’s mandate; fortification along the United Nations Patrol Line (UNPL); concept of operations; and the closing-down of UNPF and the establishment of UNPREDEP. Correspondence also includes updates on activities of teams of UNMOs and summaries of meetings between representatives of UNPREDEP and representatives of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY).

Military reports were sent from the Force Commander to United Nations headquarters in New York and provide information about: the political and military situation; force structure and command; training of the Nordic Battalion (NORDBAT) and the United States Battalion (USBAT); border and community patrols and air operations; engineering and logistics aspects; and drawdown actions.

Records pertaining to the Nordic Battalion (NORDBAT) consist of: papers describing the composition of NORDBAT among the troop-contributing nations of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland; battalion orders; reports on deployment at Observation Posts; organization charts and deployment maps of NORDBAT; monthly reports by NORDBAT to the Force Commander; and summaries of meetings between NORDBAT officers and border troops and Frontier Guard Officers of the FRY.

Records pertaining to the United States Battalion (USBAT) consist of: briefings prepared for the Force Commander; reports of the Force Commander’s inspections; monthly “roll up” reports on USBAT activities; and the Memorandum of Agreement and the Contribution Agreement between the United States and the United Nations.

Included are weekly reports of the United Nations Liaison Offices (UNLOs) in Belgrade, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY), and Zagreb, Croatia, which were established in March 1996 with the task of monitoring and analyzing the policies and actions of the offices’ host governments which could have an impact on three peacekeeping missions active in the former Yugoslavia: UNPREDEP; the United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNMIBH); and the United Nations Transitional Authority in Eastern Slavonia, Baranja, and Western Sirmium (UNTAES). The weekly reports provide updates and commentary on: domestic political and military activities; foreign relations of the host country; electoral, humanitarian and human rights affairs; and the activities of the UNLOs.

Also included are records documenting visits made by the Force Commander to a variety of locations, including: Belgrade and Sarajevo in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY); Tirana and Pogradec in Albania; headquarters of the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) in Heidelberg, Germany; United Nations headquarters in New York; Washington, D.C.; and the Task Force Able Sentry near Skopje, and other locations in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). These records consist of: itineraries, notes for the file; discussion points and briefs; and summaries of meetings with military and government officials. Records also document visits made to UNPREDEP headquarters in Skopje by: Kofi Annan, the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, and other United Nations officials; and government officials and ambassadors of the United States and European countries.

Force Commander’s records also include: briefs for and agenda and minutes of Force Commander’s Conferences; speeches made at Force Commanders’ change-of-command ceremonies as well as Force Commanders’ end of tour reports; summaries and minutes of meetings between the Force Commander and the FYROM Minister of Defense; analytical and discussion papers about the conditions along the border between Albania and the FYROM; letters protesting the FRY’s treatment of UN troops who accidentally crossed the border; special reports by the UNMOs; memoranda outlining public information strategies and guidelines for dealing with the media; contribution agreements between troop-contributing nations and UNPREDEP; and memoranda and charts describing the drawdown of UNPREDEP.

Chief of Staff
Records include: discussion papers about the role of UNPREDEP; end of mission reports of the military component of the United Nations Peace Forces (UNPF); and analyses on the border trespassing events that took place at Cupino Brdo, a hill mass located near the FYROM’s border with the FRY. Records pertaining to military changes-of-command ceremonies include: programs; invitation lists; ceremony scripts and speeches; and diagrams depicting troop formation.

Operations Branch, Senior Plans Officer (SPO)
Records of the Senior Plans Officer (SPO) consist of: minutes of Operations Conferences; mission Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); and military liquidation plans and outlines. Also included are operation orders and directives. Operation orders concern: alert stages and measures; deployment of troops along the border with the FRY and along the border with Albania; the drawdown and evacuation of military forces, civilian personnel and equipment; the handling of border incidents; and the provision of emergency assistance to ethnic Albanian refugees entering the FYROM from Kosovo. Incident reports cover: shootings and explosions near borders; cross-border smuggling activity; demonstrations; and violations of FYROM airspace.

Logistics Branch, Chief Logistics Officer (CLOGO)
Records of the Chief Logistics Officer (CLOGO) consist of: minutes of Logistics Conferences; logistics directives; reports of the CLOGO’s visits to Observation Posts; and correspondence concerning helicopter logistical support, refueling policies, and NORDBAT liquidation.

Military Information Liaison Office (MILO)
Included are records pertaining to the United Nations Patrol Line (UNPL), a military administrative boundary negotiated in 1994 by the mission and by the authorities of the FYROM and the FRY, and accepted as a gentlemen’s agreement as the Northern Limit of the Area of Operation (NLAOO). The NLAOO was revised and renamed the UNPL in 1995. The purpose of the boundary was to establish the northernmost area of United Nations operations and to prevent mission troops from accidentally wandering into FRY territory. Records include: analyses on the definition of the UNPL; memoranda describing the terrain constituting the UNPL; summaries of meetings between the Force Commander and the military officials of the FRY about adjustments and revisions made to the UNPL; hand-drawn sketches of the UNPL; and maps depicting military dispositions of UNPREDEP along the UNPL.

Also included are records pertaining to liaison meetings conducted by the staff of the Military Information Liaison Office (MILO). Meetings were held with: representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and of the Ministry of Defense of the FYROM; military officials of the Army of Yugoslavia (AY) of the FRY; and Albanian border police and Albanian government officials. Records include: summaries, minutes, and verbatim transcripts of meetings; and notes and memoranda for the file.

Military information summaries detail: activities along the FYROM’s border with Albania and with the FRY; and weekly activities of the Army of Yugoslavia (AY), the Army of the Republic of Macedonia (APM), and Albanian forces. Records pertaining to the drawdown of military forces mandated by Security Council Resolution 1082 (1996), which extended UNPREDEP’s mandate but reduced its size, include: presentations and memoranda on the concept of drawdown operations; plans and outlines for the drawdown; and minutes of drawdown planning meetings.

Records of the MILO also include maps. There is a map approved on 7 July 1994 that depicts the Northern Limit of the Area of Operations (NLAOO). This maps features paper notes affixed to the map surface, and hand-drawn markings of border changes. Also included is a series of maps produced by the Military Survey of the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom in 1993 which depict areas that surround a number of cities and towns in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Albania, Kosovo, Bulgaria and Greece. Laminated maps of areas in the FYROM, as well as in Kosovo, are also included.

S-1851 · Série organique · 1992 - 1996
Fait partie de International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia (ICFY) (1992-1993)

The records of S-1851 are comprised of high-level code cables reporting on diplomatic and operational activities of the ICFY. Code cables document the collaboration between the following agencies: the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia (ICFY); the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR); the Department of Peace Keeping Operations (DPKO); and the European Community Monitoring Mission (ECMM). The code cables were sent or copied to the UN headquarters in New York City and the ICFY Secretariat located in Geneva.

The Office of the Co-Chairmen of the ICFY initially was headed by Co-Chairmen Cyrus Vance and Lord David Owen and later in May 1993, by Lord Owen and Thorvald Stoltenberg. The Office of the Co-Chairmen reported diplomatic and operational developments directly to the Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali and to the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations and Special Envoy for the Former Yugoslavia, Kofi Annan, at the UN headquarters in New York and the Theatre Headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia. Outgoing code cables from the Co-Chairmen relay information about high-level meetings and communications with leaders of warring parties and international diplomatic and governmental organizations. Topics covered include: Co-Chairmen’s progress in the development of a constitution for Bosnia and Herzegovina; the progress of ICFY working groups on issues related to confidence building and security measures, minorities, and economic relations; the forensic examination of alleged mass grave sites in the conflict area; and the possible results of the withdrawal of UNPROFOR (February 1995).

Also included are the Co-Chairmen’s reports to the Security Council about the activities of the ICFY. In addition, a memorandum written by International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) Justice Richard Goldstone describes the preparation of indictments against the Bosnian Serb leadership (June 1995).

The UNPROFOR Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Yasushi Akashi, sent reports on diplomatic and operational developments primarily to Kofi Annan. Akashi’s code cables consist of periodic reports to the Security Council and the Secretary-General relaying mission and operation specific information such as: the general situation in the mission areas; battalion deployment; the humanitarian situation; political developments in Croatia; and UN sanctions against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

Included among the code cables are precise details of the Srebrenica Massacre, pursuant to Security Council Resolutions 1009 and 1010 (1995); and the final and comprehensive report on the Sarajevo Mortar Incident of 28 August 1995 (2nd Markale Massacre) prepared by UNPROFOR Lt. Col. J.R.J. Baxter.

The files also contain code cables prepared by UNPROFOR Force Commander Satish Nambiar, who was based in Zagreb, Croatia. He reported to UN headquarters in New York on topics such as: the implementation of the no-fly zone; NATO air strikes against the Bosnian Serb Army (BSA); the mining of Peruca dam by the forces of the “Republic of Serbian Krajina” (RSK); and the safe passage of civilians, commercial goods, and humanitarian aid to and from Sarajevo. There are also cables relaying details of high-level discussions on the renewal of the UNPROFOR mandate (February 1994).

The records also include reports prepared by the European Community Monitoring Mission (ECMM) in the Former Yugoslavia and sent to the ECMM Liaison Office in Geneva, the ECMM Headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia, and copied to the ICFY. The reports primarily consist of overviews of the political, operational, and humanitarian situation in the conflict area.

Also included are high-level clear and code cables from the aforementioned offices, covering topics such as: the situation in FYROM; periodic UNPROFOR operational reports; the cessation of operations of UN Civilian Police (UNCIVPOL); and the status of the International Police Task Force and the UNCIVPOL in Bosnia and Herzegovina following the expiration of the United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation (UNCRO) mandate. Also included are working drafts of the Secretary-General’s report concerning arrangements for the liquidation of headquarters of the United Nations Peace Forces (UNPF) and the establishment of the United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNMIBH), the United Nations Mission of Observers in Prevlaka (UNMOP) and the United Nations Transitional Administration for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium (UNTAES) (31 January 1996).

In addition, the series contains daily situation reports generated by the following Force Commanders of the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR):

Lieutenant-General Satish Nambiar of India, March 1992 to March 1993
Lieutenant-General Lars-Eric Wahlgren of Sweden, March 1993 to June 1993
General Jean Cot of France, June 1993 to March 1994

The situation reports were sent simultaneously to: United Nations headquarters in New York; Cyrus R. Vance and Thorvald Stoltenberg, the Co-Chairmen of the ICFY representing the United Nations Secretary-General in Geneva; and the Liaison Office in Vicenza, Italy of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

The situation reports describe military activities in: the United Nations Protected Areas (UNPA); in Sector Sarajevo and in various locations of Bosnia and Herzegovina Command; in Croatia in Sectors North, South, East and West; and in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Command. They note activities of warring factions; ceasefire violations (CFVs); incidents involving the security of United Nations personnel and premises; and the activities of UNPROFOR battalions, United Nations Military Observers (UNMO) and humanitarian convoys.

There are also situation reports sent from Bosnia and Herzegovina Command to UNPROFOR headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia.

Boards of Inquiry Unit - Closed cases
S-0966 · Série organique · 1992 - 1993
Fait partie de United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) (1992-1993)

Series contains closed case files of various UNTAC Boards of Inquiry. Records at the beginning of the series are arranged by UNTAC personnel surname; the latter records are grouped by subsequent actions (e.g. No further action [required], Property Survey Boards) or subjects (theft, deminers, miscellaneous, missing vehicles).

Title based on series contents.

Series contains closed case files of various UNTAC Boards of Inquiry. Records at the beginning of the series are arranged by UNTAC personnel surname; the latter records are grouped by subsequent actions (e.g. No further action [required], Property Survey Boards) or subjects (theft, deminers, miscellaneous, missing vehicles).

Title based on series contents.

S-0962 · Série organique · 1992 - 1994
Fait partie de United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) (1992-1993)

UNTAC Headquarters Boards of Inquiry (BOI) were convened to make decisions regarding serious injury, death, major property damage, and major property loss in which UNTAC personnel were involved. Final case reports with supporting documentation regularly were sent to the Department of Peacekeeping Operations at UN headquarters in New York. UNTAC's Boards of Inquiry Unit administered all Boards of Inquiry on behalf of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General; accordingly, it was the custodian of the Headquarters BOI records.

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, medical report interpretations, death certificates, autopsy reports, letters of condolence, incident sketches and photographs, UNTAC repatriation forms, clearance certificates, copies of related Local Property Survey Boards cases [in progress], caution statement forms, and interview transcripts. In many instances, component Boards of Inquiry records (which document the initial handling of a particular incident) are included in case files. Specific subjects covered include: traffic accidents, falls, shootings, land mine injuries, deaths from natural causes, burglaries, theft and fraud. The series is arranged by UNTAC Headquarters BOI report/case numbers, which supercede any previously-assigned contingent Boards of Inquiry case numbers. The end of the series consists of additional case documents and files that were housed separately in the mission due to confidentiality concerns and/or other reasons.

Title based on series contents.

Records chiefly in English and Khmer with some French, German, Dutch, Polish, Bulgarian and Chinese.

S-0963 · Série organique · 1992 - 1993
Fait partie de United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) (1992-1993)

UNTAC Civilian Police (CIVPOL) Component Boards of Inquiry (BOI) were convened to make decisions regarding injuries, property damage, and property loss in which UNTAC CIVPOL monitors were involved. Serious incidents were referred to a Headquarters Boards of Inquiry for further investigation and action. UNTAC's Boards of Inquiry Unit administered all Boards of Inquiry on behalf of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General; accordingly, it was the custodian of the CIVPOL BOI records.

Series consists of final reports and supporting documentation of the CIVPOL Boards of Inquiry. Supporting documentation includes: witness statement forms, BOI convening orders, interoffice memoranda, accident/incident reports, security statement forms, security investigation reports, damage/discrepancy reports, medical reports, incident sketches and photographs, UNTAC repatriation forms, clearance certificates, and caution statement forms. Specific subjects covered include: traffic accidents, falls, and theft. The series is arranged alphabetically by UNTAC personnel surname.

Title based on series contents.

S-0956 · Série organique · 1992 - 2003
Fait partie de United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission (UNIKOM) (1991-2003)

Series contains in-house publications, manuals, jpeg images, PowerPoint presentations, Microsoft Word documents, and a videocassette relating to UNIKOM activities and procedures. Publications include: The UNIKOM news (July 1992 - Dec. 2002), Airstrip & airfield diagrams ; Helicopter diagrams (1994), and UNIKOM weather (2001). Manuals consist of operations orders, standard operating procedures (SOPs), security instructions, and fire safety instructions.

Electronic records have been burned onto CD-Rs in box S-0956-0002. Presentations (PowerPoint files) also have been printed out and filed. The original storage media received by ARMS, with data intact, are in box S-0956-0003.

Includes 913 MB of graphic material (189 photographs, 52 presentations, 10 drawings, 1 chart), 6 MB of cartographic material, and 853.3 KB of textual records.