Tuesday, 28 April 2015

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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: South Sudan

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Selected UN Documents
  • A/HRC/28/49 (9 March 2015): Report on the human rights situation in South Sudan: Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights:
    http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/RegularSessions/Session28/Documents/A_HRC_28_49_en.doc (Advance Unedited Version)
  • S/RES/2206 (2015) [on sanctions compliance and the situation in South Sudan]:
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2206(2015)(2015)
  • S/RES/2206 (2015) [lays groundwork for targeted sanctions in South Sudan should peace deal fail]
    http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sc11805.doc.htm
  • S/RES/2204 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 July 2015]
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2204(2015)
  • S/2015/118 (17 February 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (covering the period from 18 November 2014 - 10 February 2015)
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/118
  • S/2014/884 (11 December 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/884
  • S/2014/862 (1 December 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/862
    Submitted pursuant to para. 25 of Security Council Resolution 2179 (2014); provides an update on the situation in Abyei and on the operations of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) since the previous report of 30 Sept. 2014 (S/2014/709). Annexes (p. 9-11): 1. Composition of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei military component (including the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism) -- 2. UNISFA (Novermber 2014). Includes UN map no.4467 rev. 23: UNISFA#(Nov. 2014)
  • S/RES/2187 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 May 2015]
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2187(2014) 
  • S/2014/821 (18 November 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/821 
    Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2155 (2014); provides an update to the previous report dated 30 Sept. 2014 (S/2014/708), and covers developments from 24 Sept. to 24 Nov. 2014. Includes UN map no. 4456 rev.14: UNMISS October 2014 (Oct. 2014).
  • E/2014/94 (1 October 2014): Implementation of integrated, coherent and coordinated support to South Sudan by the United Nations system : report of the Secretary-General
    http://undocs.org/E/2014/94
  • S/RES/2155 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 Oct. 2014]
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2155(2014)
  • S/RES/2132 (2013) [on calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities and overall increasing force levels of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)]
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2132(2013)
  • S/AC.51/2012/2 (11 October 2012): Conclusions on the situation of children and armed conflict in South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2012/2
  • S/RES/2057 (2012) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) through 15 July 2013
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2057(2012)
  • E/2012/76 (22 May 2012): Implementation of integrated, coherent and coordinated support to South Sudan by the United Nations system : report of the Secretary-General
    http://undocs.org/E/2012/76
  • S/RES/2046 (2012) [on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan]:
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2046(2012)
  • S/RES/1996 (2011) [on the establishment of the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) as of 9 July 2011]:
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/1996(2011)
  • Comprehensive Peace Agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Sudan People's Liberation Army (2005):
    http://unmis.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=515
    http://undocs.org/S/2005/78
Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials
Selected Articles in UN Journals
Background Information
Further Information
  • UN Member States on the Record: South Sudanhttp://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/southsudan.shtml
    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.
Non-UN Sources

 


 

Independence of South Sudan & Admission to UN Membership

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UN welcomes South Sudan as 193rd Member State
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39034&Cr=South+Sudan&Cr1=

Selected UN Documents
  • A/RES/65/308 : Admission of the Republic of South Sudan to membership in the United Nations
    http://undocs.org/A/RES/65/308
  • S/RES/1999 (2001) [recommends to the General Assembly that the Republic of South Sudan be admitted to membership in the United Nation]:
    http://undocs.org/A/RES/1999(2001)
  • S/PRST/2011/14 (13 July 2011): Statement by the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/PRST/2011/14
  • S/PV.6582 (13 July 2011): Admission of new members:
    http://undocs.org/S/PV.6582
     
  • S/2011/420 (11 July 2011): Report of the Committee on the Admission of New Members concerning the application of the Republic of South Sudan for admission to membership in the United Nations:
    http://undocs.org/S/2011/420
  • A/65/900-S/2011/418 (9 July 2011): Application of the Republic of South Sudan for admission to membership in the United Nations : note / by the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/S/2011/418
Selected Statements, Speeches and Op-eds by UN Officials
Background Information
Further Information

 

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