United Nations Security Council Resolution 1982
|UN Security Council
Janjaweed milita in Sudan
|Date||17 May 2011|
|Subject||The situation in Sudan|
|15 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1982, adopted unanimously on May 17, 2011, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Sudan, the Council extended the mandate of an expert panel monitoring the arms embargo and other sanctions against the country until February 19, 2012.
The Security Council recalled a report by the expert panel and determined the situation in Sudan to remain a threat to international peace and security in the region.
Acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Council reaffirmed the importance of measures set out in previous resolutions, including Resolution 1945 (2010). It decided to extend the mandate of the expert panel–established in Resolution 1591 (2005)–monitoring sanctions against Sudan, including an arms embargo, until February 19, 2012.
The panel was required to provide a report to the Council 30 days before the end of its mandate.
- African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1901 to 2000 (2009 – 2011)
- Second Sudanese Civil War
- War in Darfur
- "Security Council extends until 19 February 2012 mandate of expert panel monitoring sanctions in Sudan". United Nations. May 17, 2011.
- "UNSC Extends Mandate of Sudan Panel of Experts". China Radio International. 17 May 2011.
|Wikisource has original text related to this article:|