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Resolution 1714

Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan


S/RES/1714 (2006)
Security Council Distr.: General
6 October 2006
06-55693 (E) 061006
Resolution 1714 (2006)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 5545th meeting, on
6 October 2006
The Security Council,
Recalling its previous resolutions, in particular resolutions 1709 (2006) of
22 September 2006, 1706 (2006) of 31 August 2006, 1679 (2006) of 16 May 2006,
1663 (2006) of 24 March 2006, 1653 (2006) of 27 January 2006, 1627 (2005) of
23 September 2005 and 1590 (2005) of 24 March 2005, and the statements of its
President, in particular that of 3 February 2006, concerning the situation in the
Reaffirming its commitment to the sovereignty, unity, independence, and
territorial integrity of the Sudan and to the cause of peace,
Welcoming the progress in implementation of security arrangements by the
parties of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 9 January 2005, and calling upon
the parties to urgently accelerate progress on implementing these and other aspects
of the Agreement,
Welcoming the full deployment of United Nations forces within the United
Nations Mission in the Sudan (UNMIS) in those areas of operation in support of the
Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and acknowledging the commitment by troopcontributing
countries in support of this mission,
Welcoming the improving humanitarian situation in southern Sudan resulting
from progress on implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement,
Noting with concern the restrictions placed on UNMIS movements and
materiel by the Government of Sudan and the adverse impact such restrictions have
on UNMIS’ ability to perform its mandate effectively,
Expressing its grave concern over the recruitment and use of children in
conflict in the Sudan, particularly by Other Armed Groups in southern Sudan,
Expressing its grave concern over the continued deterioration of the
humanitarian situation in Darfur, and reiterating in the strongest terms the need for
all parties to the conflict in Darfur, including non-parties to the Darfur Peace
Agreement, to put an end to the violence and atrocities in that region,
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Welcoming the decision of the 63rd meeting of the African Union Peace and
Security Council of 20 September 2006 to extend the mandate of AMIS to
31 December 2006,
Encouraging the efforts of the Secretary-General and the African Union to
implement those provisions of resolution 1706 (2006) on United Nations assistance
to the African Union Mission in the Sudan (AMIS), and calling upon the parties to
the Darfur Peace Agreement and all other parties in Darfur to facilitate this process,
Determining that the situation in the Sudan continues to constitute a threat to
international peace and security,
1. Decides to extend the mandate of UNMIS until 30 April 2007, with the
intention to renew it for further periods;
2. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the Council every three
months on the implementation of the mandate of UNMIS;
3. Calls upon the parties to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, the
Darfur Peace Agreement and the N’djamena Humanitarian Cease-fire Agreement to
respect their commitments and implement fully all aspects of the Agreements
without delay, and calls upon those parties that have not signed the Darfur Peace
Agreement to do so without delay and not to act in any way that would impede
implementation of the Agreement;
4. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan
Related with resolutions
1590 1627 1653 1663 1679 1706 1709
Quoted in resolutions
1755 1997
Security Council Composition