MONUSCO Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 31 March 2015
Security Council resolution 2147(2014) PDF Document of 28 March 2014


Initial authorization

  • 22,016 total uniformed personnel
    • 19,815 military personnel
    • 760 military observers
    • 391 police
    • 1,050 personnel of formed police units
  • Appropriate civilian, judiciary and correction component

Additional authorization

On 28 March 2013, the Security Council decided by resolution 2098 that MONUSCO shall, for an initial period of one year and within the authorized troop ceiling of 19,815, include an “Intervention Brigade” consisting inter alia of three infantry battalions, one artillery and one Special force and Reconnaissance company. This force ceiling was further confirmed by resolution 2147 of 28 March 2014.

Current strength (31 October 2014)

  • 21,033 total uniformed personnel
    • 19,461 military personnel
    • 481 military observers
    • 1,091 police (including formed units)
  • 937 international civilian personnel*
  • 2,722 local civilian staff*
  • 472 United Nations Volunteers

*NB: Statistics for international and local civilians are as of 31 August 2014

Country contributors

Military personnel

Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzogovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States, Uruguay, Yemen and Zambia.

Police personnel

Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, France, Guinea, India, Jordan, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Romania, Senegal, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine and Yemen.


49 troops
6 police
3 military observer
13 international civilian
11 local civilian

  • 82 total

Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $1,398,475,300 [A/C.5/68/26 PDF Document]

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