Annex: Background

Figure A.1: Canada’s pledges, as recorded in peacekeeping ministerials in London, Vancouver and New York

London (2016) and Vancouver new pledges (2017):

Pledges Peacekeeping Vancouver Ministerial Canada unpkdm pledges en Accessed 2Dec2017

 

New York (2019):

Canada Pledge PkgMinisterial NYC 29Mar2019

 

Figure A.2: Canadian contributions of uniformed personnel from 1950 to 2019
(maximum of each year)

Cdn Uniformed Pers UN Pkg 1950 May2019

Sources: Canada DND, Canadiansoldier.com, W. Durch, UN DPI

 

Figure A.3: Canada’s rank among nations contributing uniformed personnel to UN peacekeeping, 1991 to 2019
(Lowest rank since Pearson’s proposal for a peacekeeping force (1956) was 81st, reached in May 2018, two months before the Mali deployment)

CdnPkgRank UN Data 1991 2019 29Jan2020

Figure A.4. Contribution by six-month average, from 2000 to 2018 (December), showing governments in power at the time (graphics by Munich Security Report 2019)

MSR19 Dorn CanadaPeacekeepingChart

 

Table A.1  Canadian personnel contributions (M, F) to UN peace operations

August 31, 2019 

   
Mission    Troops   Mil Experts   Staff
officer
Mil
Total
Police Mission
Total
MINUSMA 69 (58, 11) 8 (5, 3) 77 (63, 14) 9 (6,3) 86 (69, 17)
MINUJUSTH 18 (6, 12) 18 (6, 12)
UNMISS 4 (4, 0) 7 (4, 3) 11 (8,3) 11 (8, 3)
MONUSCO 8 (7, 1) (7, 1) 8 (7, 1)
UNTSO 4 (4,0) (4,0) (4, 0)
UNFICYP 1 (0, 1) 1 (0, 1) 1 (0, 1)
Totals 69 (58, 11) 9 (8, 1) 23 (16, 7) 101 (82, 19) 27 (12, 15) 128 (94, 34)

 

September 30, 2019 (pdf)

   
Mission    Troops   Mil Experts   Staff
officer
Mil
Total
Police Mission
Total
MINUSMA  0  5 (3, 2)  5 (3, 2) 12 (8, 4) 17 (11, 6)
MINUJUSTH  8 (3, 5)   8 (3, 5)
UNMISS  4 (4, 0)  7 (4, 3) 11 (8,3) 11 (8, 3)
MONUSCO  8 (7, 1)  8 (7, 1)   8 (7, 1)
UNTSO  4 (4,0)  4 (4,0)   4 (4, 0)
UNFICYP  1 (0, 1)  1 (0, 1)   1 (0, 1)
Totals  0   8 (8, 0)  21 (14,7) 29 (22, 7) 20 (11, 9) 49 (33, 16)

 

October 31, 2019

Mission     Totals
   UNMEM  Troops UNPOL MSO Mission
BINUH 0 0 4 (0,4) 0 4 (0,4)
MINUSMA 0 0 12 (8,4) 5 (3,2) 17 (11,6)
MONUSCO 0 0 0 7 (6,1) 7 (6,1)
UNFICYP 0 0 0 1 (0,1) 1 (0,1)
UNMISS 4 (4,0) 0 0 8 (4,4) 12 (8,4)
UNTSO 4 (4,0) 0 0 0 4 (4,0)
Totals 8 (8,0) 0 16 (8,8) 21 (13,8) 45 (29,16)

 

December 31, 2019: Canada’s Personnel Contributions to UN Peace Operations (M,F)

Mission     Totals
  UNMEM  Troops UNPOL MSO Mission
BINUH 0 0 3 (0,3) 0 3 (0,3)
MINUSMA 0 0 16(9,7) 5 (3,2) 21 (12,9)
MONUSCO 0 0 0 8 (8,0) 8 (8,0)
UNFICYP 0 0 0 1 (0,1) 1 (0,1)
UNMISS 4 (4,0) 0 0 7 (4,3) 11 (8,3)
UNTSO 4 (4,0) 0 0 0 4 (4,0)
Totals 8 (8,0) 0 19 (9,10) 21 (16,6) 48 (32,16)

Abbreviations
M,F: Male, Female
MSO: Military Staff Officer
Troops: military personnel deployed in units
UNMEM: UN Military Expert on Mission (mostly UN Military Observers)
UNPOL: UN Police

 

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