Austrian Civlian Police

UN-Polizisten salutieren zur österreichischen Bundeshymne

Missions

Current Missions

Completed Missions


Current Missions

Missions - Georgia

EUMM (European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia)

Duration of deployment: since September 26th 2008

Strength of contingent: 3 police officers, currently 3

Tasks: Monitoring of troop-withdrawal and freedom of movement, monitoring of human rights and repatriation of refugees, cooperation with local authorities, rebuilding of civil society and confidence-building between fractions.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Kosovo

EULEX (European Union rule of law mission)

Duration of deployment: since September 20th 2008

Strength of contingent: 10 police officers, currently 6

Tasks: Developement of police-, justice and customs-system according to international standards

Return to overview


Missions - Kosovo

UNMIK (United Nations Mission in Kosovo)

Duration of deployment: since January 24th 2014

Strength of contingent: 1 police officer, currently 1

Tasks: Liasion officer to the Kosovo police and EULEX Kosovo, as well as to other international organzisations; advising and supporting the senior police advisors within UNMIK.

Return to overview


Missions - Libya

EUBAM Libya (EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya)

Duration of deployment: since 24th May 2013

Strength of contingent: 5 police officers, currently none

Tasks: The Mission aims to support the Libyan authorities to develop capacity for enhancing the security of Libya's land, sea and air borders in the short term and to develop a broader IBM strategy in the longer term.

Return to overview


Missions - Ukraine

EUAM Ukraine (European Union Advisory for Civilian Security Sector Reform)

Duration of deployment: since April 22nd 2015

Strength of contingent: 5 police officers, currently 0

Tasks: In support of Ukraine’s commitments to SSR, the non-executive civilian CSDP Mission is mentoring and advising relevant Ukrainian bodies in the elaboration of renewed security sector strategies and in the consequent implementation of relevant comprehensive and cohesive reform efforts.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Completed Missions

Missions - Palestine

EUBAM Rafah (EU Border Assistance Mission in Rafah)

Duration of deployment: November 24th 2005 thru December 31th 2017

Strength of contingent: 2 police officers

Tasks: EU Support Mission for verification and evaluation of the border control at Rafah.

The aim of the Mission is to provide a third party presence at the Rafah Crossing Pont in order to contribute to its opening and operation in accordance with the „Agreement on Movement und Access“, to build confidence between the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authorities and to enhance the PA border agencies capacity.

Return to overview 


Missions - Palestine

EUPOL COPPS (EU Police Coordindation Office for Palestinian Police Support)

Duration of deployment: January 1st 2006 thru December 31th 2017

Strength of contingent: 2 police officers

The aim of the Mission is to support Palestinian Authorities in building a Civil Police, with a sufficient capacity to sustain a transparent and accountable police organization, which is operating with in a sound legal framework and in accordance with international standard.

Return to overview 


Missions - Afghanistan

EUPOL Afghanistan (European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan)

Duration of deployment: October 13th 2010 thru December 31th 2017

Strength of contingent: 5 police officers

Tasks: Support of the development of the afghan police and support of the afghan government in developing and implementing the police reform

Return to overview


Missions -  Cyprus

UNFICYP (United Nations Forces in Cyprus)

Duration of deployment: April 14th1964 thru July 27th 1977

Tasks: Monitoring of the local police, patrolling, return of refugees, cooperation with the UN Military component, escorting for convoys. 

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Namibia

UNTAG (United Nations Transition Assistance Groupe)

Duration of deployment: March 1989 thru April 4th 1990

Strength of contingent: 50 police officer

Tasks: Monitoring of local police, supwardsporting repatriation of refugees, assistance in registration of voters as well as observations during elections, escorting and protecting the UN election team.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Iraq

UNGCI (United Nations Guard Contingent in Iraq)

Duration of deployment: July 13th 1991 thru September 19th 1992 and January 1st 1993 thru May 2nd 1995

Strength of contingent: 20 police officer

Tasks: Guarding and escorting transports of UN-aid, protection and patrolling activities.

Return to overview


Missions El - Salvador

ONUSAL (Mision de Observadores de las Nadones Unidas en EI Salvador)

Duration of deployment: February 10th 1992 thru November 30th 1994

Strength of contingent: 3 police officer

Tasks: Reorganisation of local police, monitoring of human rights compliance.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Cambodia

UNTAC (United Nations Transition Authority Cambodia)

Duration of deployment: July 2nd 1992 thru August 16th 1993

Strength of contingent: 20 police officer

Tasks: Training and monitoring of local police, protection of UN-election commissions, election monitoring.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - West Sahara

MINURSO (Mision de las Nadones Unidas para la Referendum en la Sahara Occidental)

Duration of deployment: July 2nd 1993 thru May 29th 1997

Strength of contingent: originally 10, finally 2 police officers

Tasks: Monitoring of local police, assistance in registration of voters, protection of the UN-election and registration commission

Remark: From January 1st until July 28th 1996 Austria provided the commissioner for this mission.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Ruanda

UNAMIR (United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda)

Duration of deployment: December 25th 1993 thru April 25th 1994

Strength of contingent: 20 police officer

Tasks: Monitoring and training of local gendarmerie and community police, supporting the election commission, cooperation with the UN-military component and any other upcoming police tasks.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Mocambique

ONUMOZ (Organacao de Nacoes Unidas en Mozambique)

Duration of deployment: July 7th 1994 bis December 20th 1994

Strength of contingent: 20 police officer

Tasks: Supwardsport of monitoring tasks during the conduct of fair and free elections; monitoring local police and compliance with human rights.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Haiti

UNMIH II (United Nations Mission in Haiti II)

Duration of deployment: March 3rd 1995 bis February 7th 1996

Strength of contingent: 20, finally 17 police officers

Tasks: Monitoring and training of local police, setting upwards a police school and a functioning local security system, taking over law enforcement service tasks, supwardsporting preparations for and conduct of free and fair elections.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Mostar

WEU/EU-Mission (BiH)

Duration of deployment: July 19th 1995 thru October 17th 1996

Strength of contingent: 10 police officer

Tasks: Formation of a united (Croat and Bosnian) police force in Mostar, patrolling, mediation between conflicting parties.

Remarks: For this mission fort he first time a female police officer has been dispatched.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Eastern Slavonia

UNTAES (United Nations Transitation Administration in Eastern Slavonia)
since January 15th 1998 UNPSG (United Nations Police Support Group)

Duration of deployment: July 31st 1996 thru December 31st 1999

Strength of contingent: initially 4, then 11 police officers – from October 15th 1999 4 police officers

Tasks: Monitoring the local Croat police; until January 15th 1998 setting upwards and monitoring the local TPF (Transitional Police Force), consisting of Serbs and Croats.

Remark:
Austria provided until January 31st 1998 the Police Commissioner of this mission.

Return to overview


Missions - Tajikistan

UNMOT (United Nations Mission of Observers in Tajikistan)

Duration of deployment: May 26th 1998 thru May 31st 1999

Strength of contingent: 1 police officer

Tasks: Advising the special envoy of the UN Secretary General on questions of policing. Participation in setting upwards local police.

Return to overview


Missions - Kosovo - OSZE

Kosovo Verification Mission

Duration of deployment: December 29th 1998 thru March 30th 1999

Strength of contingent: initially 7, then 10 police officers

Tasks: Monitoring the security situation, in particular activities of local police.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Kosovo

UNICTY (United Nation International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia)

Duration of deployment:

  • July 28th 1999 thru November 9th 1999
  • May 29th 2000 thru July 4th 2000
  • July 29th 2000 thru August 25th 2000
  • September 15th 2000 thru October 27th 2000

Strength of contingent: 5 police officer

Tasks: Performing forensic investigations in Kosovo; collection of testimonies and evidence material, which could serve as proofs in court trials against war criminals, referring to the Kosovo.

Return to overview


Missions - Albania

WEU Mission "MAPEXT"

Duration of deployment: June 21st 1999 thru May 15th 2001

Strength of contingent: 2 police officers

Tasks: Training of local police.

Return to overview


Missions - Bosnia Herzegovina

UNIPTF (United Nations International Peace Task Force)

Duration of deployment: March 10th 1996 thru December 31st 2002

Strength of contingent: between 17 and 39 police officers

Tasks: Monitoring and training of local police; monitoring of security measures for a safe conduct of elections; monitoring repatriation of refugees; investigation of human rights´ violations; participation in local police organisation.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Eastern Timor

UNTAET (United Nations Transitional Administration in Eastern Timor)

Duration of deployment: July 4th 1999 thru July 28th 2002

Strengh of contingent: from 6 to 10 police officer

Tasks: Authorized law enforcement tasks; participation in setting upwards local police.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

EUPOL PROXIMA (European Police Proxima)

Duration of deployment: November 2003 thru December 2005

Strength of contingent: 3 police officers

Tasks: Advising local police, with emphasis on police reform, combating organized crime and border surveillance.

Return to overview


Mission - Palestine

EUCOPPS (EU Co-ordination Office for Palestinian Police Support)

Duration of deployment: January 1st 2005 thru December 31st 2005

Strength of contingent: 2 police officers

Tasks: Support of Palestinian police

Return to overview


Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

EUPAT (European Police Advisory Team)

Duration of deployment: December 2005 thru June 2006

Strength of contingent: 1 police officer

Tasks: Continuation of EUPOL PROXIMA ´s core functions (Support of setting up local police and combating organized crime).

Return to overview


Missions - Jordan

JIPTC ( Jordanian International Police Training Centre)

Duration of deployment: from November 12nd 2003 to August 31st 2007

Strength of contingent: 4 police officer

Tasks: Training of Iraqi police officers at the outpost of the Iraqi Police Academy in Jordan.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview


Missions - Kosovo

EUPT  (EU Planning Team)

Duration of deployment: since April 2006

Strength of contingent: up to 5 police officers

Tasks: Preparations for a possible future EU crises management operation in the field of rule of law and possible other areas in Kosovo.

Return to overview


Missions - EU-Member State

EUJUST-LEX (European Union Integrated Rule of Law Mission For Iraq)

Duration of deployment: July 2005 - December 31st 2011

Strength of contingent: 2 officers

Tasks: support the development of independence and responsibility of the local police, support the execution of the police reform, fight against organized crime and corruption

Return to overview


Missions - Bosnia Herzegovina

EUPM (European Union Police Mission)

Duration of deployment: January 1st 2003 - December 31st 2011

Strength of contingent: primary four officers, from December 2009 two officers

Tasks: Supporting local police at police reforms as well as at the combat of organized crime and border surveillance.

© BMI
© BMI
© BMI

Return to overview

Austrian Civilian Police