Before the Timorese independence, the SC established (S/RES/1410) the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET
), which was responsible for assisting the development of the newly independent Timorese state by supporting the administrative structures, providing interim law enforcement and contributing to the Timorese external and internal security (Idem).
Cortes Palma, "Portugal em Timor-Leste: da UNTAET a UNMISET
," JANUS 2005 (Lisbon: Publico/UAL): 198-199.
Public order broke down and violence returned in the summer of 2006, four years after the end of UNTAET, and one year after the closure of the UN Mission in Support of East Timor (UNMISET
(2.) The UN continued to support East Timor through its UN Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET
(47) No corresponding unit for the defense function was created until September 2002, when the shortcomings of using a mix of international and Timorese public defenders led to the formation of the Defense Lawyers Unit within the United Nations Mission of Support in Timor-Leste (UNMISET
), the successor mission to UNTAET.
Security Council decided last month to establish the UNOTIL to succeed the United Nations Mission of Support in Timor Leste or the UNMISET
, which was established by the U.N.
The United Nations never recognized this integration, and both the Security Council and the General Assembly called for Indonesia's withdrawal." United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor ("UNMISET
"), East Timor--UNMISET--Background [hereinafter "UNMISET
Background"], available at http://www.un.org/ Depts/dpko/missions/unmiset/background.html (last visited Oct.
Guess what; they all are still ongoing, along with UNAMSIL, UNIFIL, UNMISET
, UNSCO, UNOMB, UNAMIL, UNMEE, etc.
The numerous vehicles belonging to UNMISET
, (the United Nations Mission for Assistance in East Timor) are marked by large UN logos and distinct number plates.
Following the transition to a UN peace-keeping force, DFSU-D continued to conduct force preparation of individuals, units and United Nations Military Observers deploying for service with the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET), and then with the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET
) following East Timorese independence.
In 2002, the JGSDF dispatched an engineer contingent with four engineer companies and approximately 680 personnel and 300 vehicles as part of the UN Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET
These included six staff officers and four military observers attached to UNMISET
, eight trainers in small arms and up to six staff specialists assigned for training and support of the East Timor Defence Force, and a two-person support staff element.