Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 15 December 2017 Security Council resolution 2327 (2016) of 16 December 2016 Strength


Initially authorized

  • Up to 7,000 military personnel
  • Up to 900 civilian police personnel
  • An appropriate civilian component

Currently authorized

  • Up to 17,000 troops, including 4,000 for the Regional Protection Force
  • Increasing the police ceiling to 2,101 police personnel, including individual police officers, formed police units and 78 corrections officers
  • Requesting the Secretary-General to take the necessary steps to expedite force and asset generation

View the peacekeeping factsheet to see the number of personnel currently deployed.

Country contributors


Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (07/2016 – 06/2017):  $1,081,788,400  (A/RES/70/24PDF Document)