NZDF

Egypt

Multinational Force and Observers (MFO)

Personnel: Up to 28

New Zealand has participated in the MFO since it was established in 1982 to ensure compliance with the commitments of the 1979 Treaty of Peace between Egypt and Israel.

New Zealand has participated in the MFO since it was established in 1982 to ensure compliance with the commitments of the 1973 Treaty of Peace between Egypt and Israel.

The Mission remains important to regional stability.  New Zealand contributes up to 28 personnel which cover a number of roles including drivers, driver trainers, electricians, engineers and a command team.

The mandate for this deployment expires in September 2020.

For more information about the MFO go to: http//mfo.org/en

Copies of the Cabinet papers and the associated minutes of decision regarding the contribution are available on the Ministry of Defence website.

This page was last reviewed on 30 January 2019, and is current.