The current mandate of UNMIL consists of four main tasks:
- Protect, without prejudice to the primary responsibility of the Liberian authorities, the civilian population from threat of physical violence, within its capabilities and areas of deployment;
- Support reform of justice and security institutions by assisting the Government of Liberia in implementing its national strategy on Security Sector Reform (SSR) and advising on SSR and the organization of the Liberia National Police (LNP), Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization (BIN) and the justice and corrections sector;
- Carry out promotion, protection and monitoring activities of human rights in Liberia, with special attention to violations and abuses committed against children and women;
- Protect the United Nations personnel, installations and equipment and ensure the security and freedom of movement of United Nations and associated personnel.