Ethiopia and Eritrea

The Mission was established in June 2000 and covers the geographic area of Ethiopia and Eritrea. The headquarters are situated in Asmara and Addis Ababa.

The operational strength is being built up but is estimated to become 100 observers.


The mandate covers supervising the ceasefire, monitoring and verifying Ethiopian regrouping, monitoring the temporary security zone, command of the military coordination commission, administration of demining in the area and coordination of military, humanitarian and civil efforts.