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date: 18 October 2018

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This article focuses on the United Nations Mission of Observers in Tajikistan (UNMOT), a peacekeeping mission deployed by the UN Security Council from December 1994 to May 2000 in order to facilitate the implementation of peace agreements in Tajikistan following a devastating civil war. After providing an overview of the conflict in Tajikistan, the article outlines UNMOT’s mandate as well as its operational achievements and limitations, along with the lessons that can be learned from its experience. In particular, it highlights the challenges that come with trying to achieve stability, security, and democratization in a war-torn country such as Tajikistan.

Keywords: UNMOT, peacekeeping mission, UN Security Council, peace agreements, Tajikistan, civil war, stability, democratization, United Nations

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