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LOCATION: Afghanistan and Pakistan
HEADQUARTERS: Kabul and Islamabad
DURATION: May 1988 - March 1990
STRENGTH: 50 military observers, supported by international and locally recruited civilian staff
FUNCTION: Established to assist the Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to lend his good offices to the parties in ensuring the implementation of the Agreements on the Settlement of the Situation Relating to Afghanistan and in this context to investigate and report possible violations of any of the provisions of the Agreements. When UNGOMAP's mandate ended, the Personal Representative remained in the country and served as head of the Office of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan and Pakistan, established on 15 March 1990, as well as Coordinator of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan. In December 1994, the Secretary-General discontinued the function of the Personal Representative, creating in its place the Office of the Secretary-General in Afghanistan
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