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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: South Sudan

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UN Entities
Selected UN Documents
  • S/2016/70 (22 January 2016): Letter dated 22 January 2016 from the Panel of Experts on South Sudan established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2206 (2015) addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2016/70
    Transmits final report of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2206 (2015).
  • S/RES/2252 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) until 31 July 2016]:
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2252(2015)
  • S/2015/899 (23 November 2015): Special report of the Secretary-General on the review of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan:
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/899
  • S/2015/902 (23 November 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (covering the period from 20 August to 9 November 2015):
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/902
    Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2241 (2015); provides an update to the previous report dated 21 Aug. 2015 (S/2015/655), and covers developments from 20 Aug to 9 Nov. 2015.
  • S/RES/2241 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 15 Dec. 2015]:
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2241(2015)
  • S/2015/656 (21 August 2015): Letter dated 21 August 2015 from the Panel of Experts on South Sudan established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2206 (2015) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/656
    Transmits, in accordance with paragraph 18 (d) of resolution 2206 (2015), the interim report on the work of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2206 (2015).
  • S/2015/654 (19 August 2015): Letter dated 19 August 2015 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the United States Mission to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/654
    Transmits the text of the Agreement on the resolution of the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan, signed on 17 Aug. 2015 by the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/SPLA-IO) and the Former Detainees in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/654 
  • S/RES/2223 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 Nov. 2015]:
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2223(2015)
  • E/2015/74 (11 May 2015): Implementation of integrated, coherent and coordinated support to South Sudan by the United Nations system : report of the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/E/2015/74
  • S/AC.51/2015/1 (12 May 2015): Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict: Conclusions on Children and Armed Conflict in South Sudan:
    http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2015/1S/AC.51/2015/1
  • S/2015/296 (29 April 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan (covering the period from 11 February to 13 April 2015):
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/296
    Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2187 (2014); provides an update to the previous report dated 17 Feb. 2015 (S/2015/118), and covers developments from 11 Feb. to 13 Apr. 2015. Includes UN map no. 4456 rev.16: UNMISS April 2015 (Apr. 2015).
  • S/2015/287 (27 April 2015): Letter dated 27 April 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2015/287
    Refers to Security Council resolution 2206 (2015) to create a Panel of Experts on South Sudan and informs the Secretary-General's appointment of experts to the Panel for an initial period of 13 months.
  • 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://undocs.org/A/HRC/28/49
  • 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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