UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-10

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    Consider the following peace-keeping missions of UN.
    1. UNFIL                      
    2. UNDOF
    3. UNMIS                     
    Choose the correct set of countries/regions, in which the above missions are active respectively.

    A)  Liberia, Fiji, Sudan, Tuvalu  

    B)                 Lebanon, Israel, Sudan, Timor Leste

    C)  Liberia, Fiji, Sudan, Tanzania               

    D)  Lebanon, Fiji, Somalia, Tonga

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] UNFIL It was created by the Security Council in March, 1978 to confirm Israeli withdrawn from restore international peace and security and assist the Lebanese Government in restoring its effective authority in area. UNDOF The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) was established by Security Council in May, 1974. It was established to maintain the ceasefire between Israel and Syria, superwise the disengagement of Israel and Syrian forces and superwise the areas of separation and limitation as mentioned in Agreement on Disengagement. UNMIS UN Mission in Sudan was established by the UN Security Council to support the implementation of comprehensive peace agreement. UNMIS is also tasked with facilitating the voluntary return of refugees and displaced persons, providing assistance and contribute towards international efforts to protect and promote human rights in Sudan. The UNMIS was closed down on 9th July, 2011 and the UN headquarter opened a new mission named UNMIS in South Sudan. UNMIT The UN integrated mission in Timor Leste was established by the Security Council. It aims to support the government and relevant institutions with a view to consolidating stability, enhancing culture of democratic governance and facilitating political dialogue.

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