Project ID: 30731

Chinese government sends 16th peacekeeping mission to DRC composed of medical and engineering personnel

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

People's Liberation Army of China [Government Agency]

Recipient

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sector

Government and civil society (Code: 150)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2013

Description

On August 7, 2013, the first echelon of the 16th Chinese peacekeeping force to Democratic Republic of Congo totaling 100 officers and men flew from the Xi’an Xianyang International Airport to the mission area to perform eight-month-long peacekeeping operations. The 16th Chinese peacekeeping force to Democratic Republic of Congo is composed of an engineer detachment and a medical detachment with a total of 218 persons. The members of the engineer detachment are from a regiment under the 47th Combined Corps of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the members of the medical detachment are from a hospital of a joint logistics sub-department under the PLA Lanzhou Military Area Command (MAC).The 10th peacekeeping team was sent in 2009 (see project #34567).

Additional details

Peacekeeping expenditures are excluded from ODA calculations.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

1

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Cofinanced

No