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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: South Sudan

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UN Entities
Selected UN Documents
  • S/RES/2155 (2014) [extends UNMISS until 30 November under a restructured mandate intended to quell the violence, especially against civilians, and support implementation of the recent Cessation of Hostilities Agreement, increasing troop and police strength in order to fulfil its terms]
    http://undocs.org/S/RES/2155(2014)
  • S/2014/158 (6 March 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/158
  • 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/2013/651 (8 November 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2013/651
  • S/2013/366 (20 June 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2013/366
  • S/2012/820 (8 November 2012): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2012/820
    Submitted pursuant to para. 19 of Security Council resolution 1996 (2011); provides an update on developments in South Sudan since the report of 26 June (S/2012/486) and includes events up to 23 Oct. 2012.
  • 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)
  • S/2012/486 (26 June 2012): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2012/486
    Submitted pursuant to para. 19 of Security Council resolution 1996 (2011); provides an assessment of the overall situation in the country and an update on the activities of the UN Mission in Sudan since the 2nd progress report (S/2012/140) dated 7 Mar. 2012. "Annex: Benchmarks for the progress of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan" (p. 24-27).  
  • 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/2011/678 (2 November 2011): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan:
    http://undocs.org/S/2011/678
    Submitted pursuant to para. 19 of Security Council resolution 1996 (2011); provides an assessment of the overall situation in the country and an update on the activities of the UN Mission in Sudan since its establishment on 9 July 2011.
  • 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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