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You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building$

Simon Chesterman

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199263486

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2004

DOI: 10.1093/0199263485.001.0001

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You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building
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Table A.1 Peace Operations with Civilian Administration Functions

Territory

Mission

Date

Head of mission

Primary responsibility for police?

Primary responsibility for referendum?

Primary responsibility for elections?

Executive power?

Legislative power?

Judicial power?

Treaty power?

Congo

ONUC

1960–1964

Special representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG)

De facto in limited areas

De facto in limited areas

West Papua

UNTEA

1962–1963

Secretary-General's Representative and Temporary Administrator

Yes

Regional elections only

Yes

Limited

Namibia

UNTAG

1989–1990

SRSG

Yes

De facto (Council for Namibia)

Western Sahara

MINURSO

1991–

SRSG

Yes

Cambodia

UNTAC

1992–1993

SRSG

Yes

Yes

As necessary

Somalia

UNOSOM II

1993–1995

SRSG

Disputed

Bosnia and Herzegovina (a)

Office of the High Representative (before Bonn powers)a

1995–1997

High Representative

Yes (OSCE)

Bosnia and Herzegovina (b)

Office of the High Representative (after Bonn powers)a

1997–

High Representative

Yes (OSCE)

De facto

Bosnia and Herzegovina (c)

UNMIBH

1995–2002

SRSG

De facto

Eastern Slavonia (Croatia)

UNTAES

1996–1998

SRSG and Transitional Administrator

Yes

Yes

Yes

East Timor (a)

UNAMET

1999

SRSG and Transitional Administrator

Yes

Sierra Leone

UNAMSIL

1999–

SRSG

De facto

Limited (Special Court)

Kosovo (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/\allowbreak Serbia and Montenegro)

UNMIK

1999–

SRSG

Yes

Yes (OSCE)

Yes

Yes

Yes

East Timor (b)

UNTAET

1999–

SRSG and Transitional Administrator

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

De facto

Afghanistan

UNAMA

2002–

SRSG

Iraq (a)

Coalition Provisional Authoritya

2003–

US Presidential Envoy to Iraq

As occupying power

Unclear

As occupying power

Limited

Limited

Iraq (b)

UNAMI

2003–

SRSG

(a) Not a UN operation.

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