United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC)
The UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) is responsible for guiding Cambodia through its transitional period to free and fair elections in April/May 1993 in order to establish a new democratic Government. Through the transitional period, the Supreme National Council (SNC), consisting of the four Cambodian factions with Prince Norodom Sihanouk as SNC President, is the legitimate body and source of authority in Cambodia. The SNC has granted the United Nations "all powers necessary" to guarantee the implementation of the Agreements.
Young soldiers of the Khmer People National Liberation Armed Forces (KPNLAF), one of the forces of the four Cambodian factions, being cantoned.