Military Observers

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The personnel of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic are deployed to peacekeeping missions on the basis of requirements of international governmental bodies which include the United Nations, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the European Union (UN, OSCE, EU).

Their tasks result from mandates of the specific peacekeeping missions.

As a rule, they monitor political, military and security situation in the region of armed conflict. They actively cooperate with governmental and non-governmental humanitarian organisations, and they serve as mediators in the process of restoring peace.

There are nine Czech military observers in the following countries/missions at present:

  • 2 in DR Congo (MONUSCO)
  • 2 in Kosovo (UNMIK)
  • 3 in Central African Republic (MINUSCA)
  • 2 in Mali (MINUSMA)

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September 12, 2018