Scope and content
S-1117 contains records of the Board of Inquiry (BOI) Unit, the Medical Services Section and the Office of the Chief of Administration.
Records of the BOI Unit consist of reports from the Headquarters Board of Inquiry, the Regimental Board of Inquiry and the Contingent Board of Inquiry. These reports include convening orders; incident reports; proceedings; voluntary and witness statement forms; transcripts of interviews and court proceedings; medical and autopsy reports; memoranda regarding United Nations policy; and the findings and recommendations of the Board of Inquiry. The cases concern incidents which resulted in damages to UNAMSIL personnel or property or which were purportedly caused by UNAMSIL personnel. Incidents include traffic accidents, property damages, thefts, injuries, deaths (both accidental and suspicious), and rapes.
Records of the Medical Services Section consist of patient files from the UNAMSIL medical clinic; and entry, periodic and exit exams performed by the UNAMSIL medical clinic. All patient names are present in TRIM in the “Notes” field at the folder level.
Records of the Office of the Chief of Administration include the following: memoranda, notes, briefs and weekly reports sent from the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG); minutes of senior staff and other administrative meetings; memoranda exchanged between UNAMSIL and the Special Court for Sierra Leone; and memoranda of understanding (MOU) between the United Nations and countries participating in UNAMSIL. Records also include the Chief Administrator’s monthly reports to UN headquarters in New York and documentation of UNAMSIL’s management of Lassa fever.