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Resolution 2032

Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan


S/RES/2032 (2011)
Security Council Distr.: General
22 December 2011

11-65045 (E)
Resolution 2032 (2011)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 6699th meeting, on
22 December 2011
The Security Council,
Recalling its previous resolutions and its presidential statements on the
situation in Sudan and South Sudan, and in particular, resolution 1990 (2011) and
resolution 2024 (2011),
Reaffirming its commitment to the principles of sovereignty and territorial
integrity; and to peace, stability and security throughout the region,
Affirming the priority it attaches to the full and urgent implementation of all
outstanding issues from the Comprehensive Peace Agreement,
Reaffirming its previous resolutions 1674 (2006) and 1894 (2009) on the
protection of civilians in armed conflict, 1612 (2005), 1882 (2009), 1998 (2011) on
children and armed conflict, 1502 (2003) on the protection of humanitarian and
United Nations personnel, and 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009), and 1889
(2009) on women peace and security,
Recalling the commitments made by the Government of Sudan and the
Government of South Sudan in the 20 June Agreement between the Government of
Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement on Temporary Arrangements
for the Administration and Security of the Abyei Area, the 29 June Agreement
Between the Government of the Sudan and the Government of Southern Sudan on
Border Security and the Joint Political and Security Mechanism, and the 30 July
Agreement on the Border Monitoring Support Mission Between the Government of
Sudan and the Government of South Sudan,
Welcoming the 9 October meeting of the Presidents of Sudan and South Sudan,
and the intentions they expressed to resolve their disputes by peaceful means,
Stressing that both countries will have much to gain if they show restraint and
choose the path of dialogue instead of resorting to violence or provocations,
Commending the continued assistance provided to the parties by the African
Union High Level Implementation Panel and its chair President Thabo Mbeki,
Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Special Representative of the SecretaryGeneral Haile Menkerios, and Head of Mission for the United Nations Interim
Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) Lieutenant General Tadesse Werede Tesfay, S/RES/2032 (2011)
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Noting the continued readiness of the United Nations and the international
community to assist the parties in establishing and implementing mutual security
arrangements in support of the objectives of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement,
Commending the rapid deployment of UNISFA to the Abyei Area and the
efforts of the United Nations and the Government of Ethiopia in that regard,
Urging the Government of Sudan and the Government of South Sudan rapidly
to conclude negotiations with the United Nations on a Status of Forces Agreement,
Bearing in mind the importance of coherence of United Nations assistance in
the region,
Welcoming and encouraging efforts by the United Nations to sensitize
peacekeeping personnel in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and other
communicable diseases in all of its peacekeeping operations,
Deeply concerned by all acts of violence committed in the Abyei Area against
civilians in violation of international humanitarian law and human rights law
including the killing and displacement of significant numbers of civilians,
Stressing the need for effective human rights monitoring,
Welcoming the meeting of the Abyei Joint Oversight Committee (AJOC) on
13 December, which reaffirmed the urgency of facilitating the delivery of
humanitarian assistance to all affected communities in the Abyei area,
Deeply concerned with the continued presence of military and police personnel
from Sudan and South Sudan in the Abyei Area, in violation of the 20 June
Agreement, which poses a threat to the safe migration of Misseriya nomads and the
return of Ngok Dinka refugees to their homes and prevents UNISFA from
implementing fully its mandate,
Concerned by delays in the establishment of the Abyei Area Administration,
Noting the lack of progress in establishing the Abyei Police Service, including
a special unit to deal with particular issues related to nomadic migration,
Concerned with delays in the clearance of landmines in the Abyei Area, which
hinders the safe return of internally displaced persons to their homes,
Expressing its determination that the future status of Abyei shall be resolved
by negotiations between the parties in a manner consistent with the CPA and not by
the unilateral actions of either party, and calling upon all parties to engage
constructively in negotiations towards the final agreement on the status of Abyei,
Deeply concerned by the reported build-up of armed forces of Sudan and
South Sudan near their mutual border and inflammatory rhetoric from both sides,
which increases the risk of direct confrontation between them,
Recognizing that the current situation in Abyei and along the border between
Sudan and South Sudan constitutes a threat to international peace and security,
1. Decides to extend, for a period of 5 months, the mandate of the United
Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) as set out in paragraph 2 of
resolution 1990 (2011) and modified by resolution 2024 (2011), and acting under
Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the tasks set out in paragraph 3 of
resolution 1990; S/RES/2032 (2011)
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2. Recognizes that UNISFA’s ability to carry out effectively its mandate will
depend on the fulfilment by the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan of the
commitments agreed between the two parties and with the United Nations;
3. Demands that the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan redeploy all
remaining military and police personnel from the Abyei Area immediately and
without preconditions, and urgently finalize the establishment of the Abyei Area
Administration and the Abyei Police Service, in accordance with their commitments
in the June 20 Agreement;
4. Urges the Government of Sudan and the Government of South Sudan to
make use of the Joint Political and Security Mechanism to resolve outstanding
issues related to finalization of the Safe Demilitarized Border Zone, the resolution
of disputed border areas, border demarcation, and the mapping of the border zone;
5. Calls on all Member States, in particular Sudan and South Sudan, to
ensure the free, unhindered and expeditious movement to and from Abyei and
throughout the Safe Demilitarized Border Zone of all personnel, as well as
equipment, provisions, supplies and other goods, including vehicles, aircraft, and
spare parts, which are for the exclusive and official use of UNISFA;
6. Urges the Government of Sudan and the Government of South Sudan to
cooperate fully with each other, and provide full support to UNISFA, enabling it to
fully implement the mandate;
7. Requests the Government of Sudan and the Government of South Sudan
to facilitate the deployment of the United Nations Mine Action Service as well as
the identification and clearance of mines in the Abyei Area;
8. Calls upon the Government of Sudan and the Government of South
Sudan urgently to fulfil their commitment under the CPA to resolve peacefully the
final status of Abyei, and calls upon them to consider in good faith proposals the
African Union High Level Implementation Panel shall make to resolve this matter;
9. Urges all parties involved to provide humanitarian personnel with full
safe and unhindered access to civilians in need of assistance and all necessary
facilities for their operations, in accordance with applicable international
humanitarian law;
10. Requests the Secretary-General to ensure that effective human rights
monitoring is carried out, and the results included in his reports to the Council, and
calls upon the Government of Sudan and the Government of South Sudan to extend
their full cooperation to the Secretary-General to this end;
11. Requests the Secretary-General to take the necessary measures to ensure
full compliance of UNISFA with the United Nations zero tolerance policy on sexual
exploitation and abuses and to keep the Council informed if cases of such conduct
12. Stresses that improved cooperation between the Government of Sudan
and Government of South Sudan is also critical for peace, security and stability and
the future relations between them;
13. Requests the Secretary-General to continue to inform the Council of
progress in implementing UNISFA’s mandate in 60 day intervals, and continue to
bring to the Council’s immediate attention any serious violations of the above S/RES/2032 (2011)
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referenced agreements, and to look for and implement ways to strengthen
inter-mission cooperation within the region;
14. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

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