Given UNMIN's inability to enforce the terms and conditions of Nepal's "Comprehensive Peace Agreement" and the "Agreement on the Monitoring of the Management of Arms and Armies," a timely re-visit of the systemic shortcomings in UNMIN's mandate becomes necessary.
Catalogued below are posts on NepaliPerspectives that chronicle UNMIN's lackluster performance in Nepal and ideas on how such deficiencies may be remediated.
- UNMIN's Arms Verification Process in Nepal - More Timely Information and Transparency Needed
- UNMIN Clarifies its Role but Just in Time to be Humiliated by the Maoists
- UN Fast Losing Credibility in Nepal
- The UN and Maoist Arms Controversy: Overkill or Negligence?http://nepaliperspectives.blogspot.com/2007/02/un-and-maoist-arms-controversy-overkill.html
- Discrepancies in Maoist Weapons Inventoried by UNMIN – Do the Math
- Summary of Declared (by State) vs. Inventoried (by UNMIN), Weapon Counts
- Words for the Wise on the Management of Insurgent Arms
- Thoughts on the UN Secretary General’s Envoy, Ian Martin’s Proposition
- Nepal's Challenging Road to Peace: Cautiously Optimistic but Seriously Concerned (2/6)