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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: South Sudan

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UN Entities
Selected UN Documents
  • S/2014/537 (25 July 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on South Sudan
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/537 
  • 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/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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