On 10 April 2014 the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2149 on the situation in the Central African Republic. The resolution established the deployment of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) which will deploy for an initial period until 30 April 2015. MINUSCA is expected to consist of 10,000 troops and 1,820 police, including 1,400 formed police units. The mission’s mandate includes the protection of civilians, providing support for the transition process, ensuring the delivery of humanitarian assistance and promoting human rights, among other tasks. MINUSCA will assume authority from the African Union on 15 September 2014.