General Assembly OKs UN Peacekeeping Budget for FY2010-2011

Members of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Photo by: Marco Domino / UN Photo

The United Nations General Assembly has approved a peacekeeping budget worth USD7.2 billion for fiscal 2010-2011, which starts July 1.

The budget was adopted June 24 during the 101st plenary meeting of the U.N.’s 64th General Assembly. It includes allocations for the following peacekeeping missions:

-      USD178.22 million for the African Union Mission in Somalia.

-      USD215 million for the U.N. Mission in Central African Republic and Chad.

-      USD380 million for the U.N. Stabilization Mission in Haiti.

-      USD1.37 billion for the Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

-      USD1.82 billion for the U.N. Hybrid Operation in Darfur.

-      USD938 million for the U.N. Mission in Sudan.

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