Canadian participation in the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) was authorized. Five Canadian Forces officers initially deployed to the country to act as unarmed military observers, while 90 Canadians ultimately served with the mission between 1999 and 2005. Peacekeeping activities included delivering humanitarian assistance, assisting with disarmament, monitoring the ceasefire and supporting elections.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 9, 1999
Month: 
11
Day: 
09