United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS): Deployment Cabinet Paper and Minute

23/05/2018 Policy Advice, Deployments and Diplomacy, OIAs, Cabinet material

NSE-18-MIN-0002

NSE-18-SUB-0002

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS): Deployment Cabinet Paper and Minute
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23 May 2018

This publication provides documents on Cabinet's February 2018 approval to deploy a senior New Zealand Defence Force officer as Chief of Staff for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for one year from May 2018. The comprises:

  • the Cabinet minute of decision: Deployment to United Nations Mission in South Sudan [NSE-18-MIN-0002]
  • the Cabinet paper Deployment to United Nations Mission in South Sudan [NSE-18-SUB-0002].

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  • prejudice the security or defence of New Zealand or the international relations of the Government of New Zealand (section 6(a))
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