Interim administration mission

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The United Nations has, on five occasions, been responsible for the direct administration of territories through the establishment of interim administration missions.

Mission Acronym Established Closed Region Mandate Notes
1 United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West Irian UNTEA 01 October 1962 01 May 1963 Asia Pacific General Assembly resolution 1752 Not always included in lists of peacekeeping operations
2 United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia UNTAC 28 February 1992 24 September 1993 Asia Pacific Security Council resolution 745
3 United Nations Transitional Administration for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium UNTAES 15 January 1996 15 January 1998 Eastern Europe Security Council resolution 1037 Replaced by United Nations Civilian Police Support Group (UNPSG) in Security Council resolution 1145
4 United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo UNMIK 10 June 1999 Ongoing Eastern Europe Security Council resolution 1244 Administrative authority transferred to Kosovo in 2008 following the entry into effect of the Constitution of Kosovo
5 United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor UNTAET 25 October 1999 20 May 2002 Asia Pacific Security Council resolution 1272 Replaced by United Nations Mission of Support to East Timor (UNMISET) in Security Council resolution 1410

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