For instance, as the Smara team site commander in the North Sector from July 2000 to January 2001, I appointed a Chinese officer as my operations officer due to his UNMO skills.
However, the UN uses a "compensatory time off" system to award days off for accumulated workdays--that is, for every five days worked, the UNMO earns one day of compensatory time off.
Any MINURSO UNMO who has navigated with GPS across thousands of kilometers of desert, talked to local Bedouin, and survived the harsh Sahara and the extremes of desert weather will have a decided advantage in such operational environments, whether in Africa or elsewhere, UN related or not.
The UN DPKO provides the following definition of UNMO.
The international contingent of UNMOs was made up of officers and medical support staff from the armed forces of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Surrendered as part of the peace agreement, the URNG's largest minefield was cleared by UNMOs in April 1997.
Prime Minister Najib pays lip service to racial unity, but many Chinese and Indian Malaysians are wondering when, exactly, that might translate into a prime minster from any party other than the Malay-dominated UNMO
conducted verification missions to the SPLA headquarters in White Lake on 4-6 April and did not confirm any build up of force.
Patria said Lucenario welcomed the UNMOs
to the Philippine Embassy in Pakistan.
usually perform such tasks alone or in pairs, in a foreign cultural and linguistic environment, under difficult living conditions and in high stress situations.
By early 2000, the rumblings from the Canadian UNMOs in Sierra Leone threatened to escalate and become a major embarrassment for the DND senior leadership DND quietly (e.
It also does not appear to have had any impact on the timings of the deployment of the Canadian military observer force to the region since the senior leadership had already been trying to deploy these UNMOs for more than a year.