Bangladesh in UN Peace Operation

Bangladesh Army started its journey in the UN peacekeeping mission in 1988 with 15 observers in UNIMOG (Iraq-Iran). Since then it is maintaining its dominance as a leading troop contributor country in UN peacekeeping. Bangladesh Armed Forces has so far participated in 54 peacekeeping missions in 40 countries. A total of 1,44,645 members from Bangladesh Armed Forces have participated in the noble task of peacekeeping. A consolidated list is appended below:

 

 

Photo: A Team of 15 Army Officers in 1988 (UNIIMOG)

Force Wise Current Deployment

Country

Mission

Army

Navy

Air Force

G/Total

DR Congo

MONUSCO

1356

14

376

1746

Lebanon

UNIFIL

0

115

01

116

South Sudan

UNMISS

1412

203

03

1618

Sudan (Darfur)

UNAMID

03

02

02

07

Western Sahara

MINURSO

23

02

01

26

Mali

MINUSMA

1204

04

113

1321

CAR

MINUSCA

1044

06

04

1054

Sudan

UNISFA

01

0

0

01

USA

(New York)

UNHQ

06

01

0

07

Total

5049

347

500

5896

 

 

Source:AFD (Foreign Affairs Section) Archive

 

Force Wise Completed Deployment

Country

Name of Mission

Army

Navy

Air

G/ Total

Afganistan

Afganistan-Pakistan

UNAMA

UNSMA/UNGOMAP

05

04

01

10

Angola

UNAVEM & UNAVEM III

470

09

09

488

Bosnia

UNMIBH

01

0

24

25

Burundi

BINUB

01

05

0

6

Cambodia

UNAMIC / UNTAC/UNMLT

1003

0

0

1003

Congo

MONUC, MONUSCO

23539

399

4431

28367

Croatia/East Slovenia

UNTAES

17

0

0

17

East Timor

UNAMET / UNTAET / UNMISET

1311

03

71

1385

Ethiopia / Eritrea

UNMEE

1093

06

09

1108

Georgia

UNOMIG

94

19

18

131

Haiti

UNMIH / MNF/MINUSTAH

2026

50

273

2349

Iraq

UNGCI/UNMOVIC

90

20

14

124

Iran

UNIIMOG

31

0

0

31

Ivory Coast

MINUCI/ONUCI/UNOCI

28902

471

640

30013

Kosovo

UNMIK

12

0

0

12

Kuwait

UNIKOM

7911

46

282

8239

Liberia

UNOMIL/UNMIL

23330

192

53

23575

Mecedonia

UNPREDEP

04

0

03

7

Mozambique

ONUMOZ

2468

15

39

2522

Namibia

UNTAG

25

0

0

25

Rawanda

UNAMIR

990

07

15

1012

Sierra Leone

UNAMSIL/ UNIOSIL

11911

22

14

11947

Somalia

UNOSOM-I –II/AMISOM

1973

0

02

1975

 Sudan

UNMIS

8007

685

0

8692

South Sudan

UNMISS

3510

621

99

4229

Tajiskistan

UNMOT

34

03

03

40

Uganda / Rawanda

UNOMUR

20

0

0

20

Westen Sahara

MINURSO

282

31

19

332

Yugoslavia (Former)

UNPROFOR / UNMOP

1381

18

0

1399

CAR & Chad

MINURCAT

09

01

49

59

Darfur

UNAMID

3172

49

53

3254

Lebanon

UNIFIL

06

2472

09

2487

West Africa

UNOWA

02

0

0

2

UNSOA (Nairobi)

UNSOA

01

0

0

1

Syria

UNSMIS

16

01

01

18

Mali

MINUSMA

6409

256

469

5935

CAR

MINUSCA

3987

20

10

4017

Somalia

UNSOM

02

01

0

3

Office of the African Union

UNOAU

01

0

0

1

UNHQ

UNDPKO

07

02

0

9

Cyprus

UNFICYP

04

0

0

4

TOTAL

134057

5428

6610

146095