Featured Data Test

Welcome to the GPOR Featured Data page. Here you’ll find links to visualizations of headline data and trends in global peace operations and the international system. Topics covered include peace operation missions, contributions of uniformed personnel, gender statistics, and other aggregated data.

The visualizations are arranged by topic below. You can scroll down to browse and click on titles or thumbnails to view them full-size. Please explore and share these visualizations freely.

Data Types


 

Gender & Demographic

 

The graphs and maps in this section visualize the demographics of UN senior officials and peacekeepers, including gender and nationality breakdowns over time.



Authorized

 

This section's visualizations mainly detail the authorized and actual levels of UN peacekeepers over time. Additionally there are some tableaus detailing peacekeepers' national origins, and a graph on UNMISS's protection of civilians over time.



Budget

 

Graphs in this section cover various developments in UN budgets over time, including visuals on peacekeeping and UN regular budgets.



Gender & Demographic Info

 
This dataset contains descriptive and demographic data on all current United Nations senior officials (USGs and ASGs), including the names of the current appointees in each position, their nationalities, gender, year of birth, and more. The Global Peace Operations Review has assembled and published this data for the first time in spreadsheet format to improve the accessibility and transparency of data regarding senior UN officials. This dataset will be updated on a regular basis as new appointees are selected and confirmed by the UN.
Download the complete dataset as an Excel spreadsheet

2015-2017 Comparative Data on UN Senior Appointments, by Gender

UN Under Secretaries-General (USGs) by Nationality

UN Assistant Secretaries-General (ASGs) by nationality

UN Peace Ops: Female Uniformed Personnel by Mission, March 2017

The infographics below show 2016 UN Senior Appointments by Gender and Nationality. These visualizations are further research based on Karin Landgren's commentary The Lost Agenda: Gender Parity in Senior UN Appointments. Click the below links for visualizations of headline data and trends in global peace operations. You can select global and mission specific data from the Data & Trends main menu.

UN Senior Officers by Gender


Mission Data


This line chart shows the number of civilians seeking protection from the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) on a monthly basis since January 2014. The top line shows the total number of civilians seeking protection, while each line below corresponds to a major state or district where relatively large numbers of civilians are under UNMISS protection.

This chart shows the evolution of uniformed personnel deployed (red line) and UN authorized levels of uniformed personnel (blue line) on the African Union/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) from its inception (August 2007) to present. UNAMID is tasked with protection of civilians, contributing to security for humanitarian assistance, and monitoring and verifying implementation of peace agreements, among other duties.

UNOCI has been operating in Côte d'Ivoire since March 2004, in response to the First Ivorian Civil War. Troop and police presence peaked in 2011 during the Second Ivorian Civil War, and has been declining since. In April 2016, the UN Security Council mandated the mission's final drawdown, citing the country's progress toward peace and stability. This graph shows the evolution of authorized and actual personnel levels on UNOCI from 2004 to June 2017, the mission's end date.

This chart shows the growth in the number of UN uniformed personnel deployed (red line) and authorized to be deployed (blue line) on the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) from its inception in May 2014 to present. Uniformed personnel include troops, police, and military experts.

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MONUSCO (preceded by MONUC) has been operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since September 1999. After 17 years of growth, the UN Security Council mandated the mission's first significant drawdown, with several thousand troops scheduled to withdraw in 2017-18. This graph shows the evolution of authorized and actual personnel levels on MONUC/MONUSCO from 1999 to present.

This line chart shows the growth in the number of UN uniformed personnel deployed (red line) and authorized to be deployed (blue line) on the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) from its inception in August 2011 to present. Uniformed personnel include troops, police, and military experts.

This line chart shows the initial growth and subsequent drawdown of uniformed personnel deployed (red line) and UN-authorized levels of uniformed personnel (blue line) on the the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) from its inception (September 2003) to present. UNMIL has been scheduled to conclude in March 2018, with the final drawdown beginning in February 2017.

This line chart shows the increase in the number of uniformed personnel deployed (red line) and UN authorized levels of uniformed personnel (blue line) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) from its inception (August 2011) to present.

This line chart shows the increase in the number of uniformed personnel deployed (red line) and UN authorized levels of uniformed personnel (blue line) of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) from its inception (July 2013) to present.

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UN Peacekeeping: Asian Uniformed Personnel by Mission, Feb 2017

UN Peacekeeping: African Uniformed Personnel by Mission, Feb 2017

European Uniformed Personnel by Mission, Feb 2017

Budget Data

Top TCCs to Top PKOs by Budget, 2016-17

This bar graph shows the 2016-17 annual budgets of current UN peace operations, from smallest to largest, as well as the numbers of personnel deployed / authorized on each mission. Budgets range from $21 million for UNMOGIP to $1.2 billion for MONUSCO.

This line chart shows the evolution of uniformed personnel deployed (red line) and the annual budget (blue line) of the the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) from its inception to present. UNMIL has been scheduled to conclude in March 2018, with the final drawdown beginning in February 2017.

Contributions to UN Budget: WEOG Members vs. All-Others, 1994-Present

This line chart shows assessed contributions to the annual UN budget by Western European and Others Group (WEOG) members (blue line), and all other UN member states (red line) from 1994-present. The rapid development of China, among others, has led to an increasing share of the budget being assessed to non-WEOG states in recent years.