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Contributor Profile: The Republic of Macedonia
Contributor Profile: The Republic of Macedonia

Author(s): Andreja Bogdanovski
Subject(s): Security and defense, Military policy, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: Analytica
Keywords: Macedonia; UN; peace operations; military; NATO; EU;
Summary/Abstract: Over the past decade, Macedonia has provided only a few peacekeepers to UN peace operations. Instead, it has almost exclusively focused on participation in EU and NATO missions. Macedonia’s participation in UN peace operations began in October 2006 when it deployed a single police officer to UNMIL in Liberia to work on gender issues. Currently, it contributes a single soldier to UNIFIL in Lebanon. Macedonia has offered a limited contribution to UNIFIL since 2007, with one staff officer in charge of collecting information from both sectors East and West based in the mission’s Joint Operational Centre in Naqoura. As such, Macedonia lags behind its neighbors in the Western Balkans in terms of contributions of uniformed personnel to UN missions.

  • Page Count: 6
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: English