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Resolution 2110



S/RES/2110 (2013)
Security Council Distr.: General
24 July 2013
13-40626 (E)
Resolution 2110 (2013)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 7008th meeting, on
24 July 2013
The Security Council,
Recalling all its previous relevant resolutions on Iraq, in particular 1500
(2003), 1546 (2004), 1557 (2004), 1619 (2005), 1700 (2006), 1770 (2007), 1830
(2008), 1883 (2009), 1936 (2010), 2001 (2011), 2061 (2012), and resolution 2107
(2013) on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait,
Reaffirming the independence, sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of
Emphasizing the importance of the stability and security of Iraq for the people
of Iraq, the region, and the international community,
Encouraging the Government of Iraq to continue strengthening democracy and
the rule of law, improving security and public order and combating terrorism and
sectarian violence across the country, and reiterating its support to the people and
the Government of Iraq in their efforts to build a secure, stable, federal, united and
democratic nation, based on the rule of law and respect for human rights,
Welcoming improvements in the situation in Iraq achieved through concerted
political and security efforts and stressing that challenges to security in Iraq still
exist and that improvements need to be sustained through meaningful political
dialogue and national unity,
Underscoring the need for all communities in Iraq to participate in the
political process and an inclusive political dialogue, to refrain from making
statements and actions which could aggravate tensions, to reach a comprehensive
solution on the distribution of resources, and to ensure stability and develop a just
and fair solution for the nation’s disputed internal boundaries and work towards
national unity,
Reaffirming the importance of the United Nations, in particular the United
Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), in advising, supporting and assisting
the Iraqi people, including civil society, and Government to strengthen democratic
institutions, advance inclusive political dialogue and national reconciliation
according to the Constitution, facilitate regional dialogue, develop processes
acceptable to the Government of Iraq to resolve disputed internal boundaries, aid
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youth and vulnerable groups including refugees and internally displaced persons,
promote the protection of human rights, gender equality, youth, and vulnerable
groups, and promote judicial and legal reform, and emphasizing the importance of
the United Nations, in particular UNAMI, prioritizing advice, support, and
assistance to the Iraqi people, including civil society, and Government to achieve
these goals,
Urging the Government of Iraq to continue to promote and protect human
rights and also to consider additional steps to support the Independent High
Commission for Human Rights in carrying out its mandate,
Recognizing the efforts of the Government of Iraq in the promotion and
protection of the human rights of women and reaffirming its resolutions 1325
(2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009), 1889 (2009), 1960 (2010), and 2106 (2013) on
women, peace, and security and reiterating the need for the full, equal, and effective
participation of women; reaffirming the key role women can play in re-establishing
the fabric of society and stressing the need for their full political participation,
including in the development of national strategies in order to take into account
their perspectives,
Expressing the importance of addressing humanitarian issues confronting the
Iraqi people and stressing the need to continue to form a coordinated response and
to provide adequate resources to address these issues,
Underscoring the sovereignty of the Government of Iraq, reaffirming that all
parties should continue to take all feasible steps and to develop modalities to ensure
the protection of affected civilians, including children, women and members of
religious and ethnic minority groups, and should create conditions conducive to the
voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced
persons or local integration of internally displaced persons, welcoming
commitments and encouraging continued efforts of the Government of Iraq for the
relief of internally displaced persons, refugees and returnees, and noting the
important role of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
based on its mandate, in providing continued advice and support to the Government
of Iraq, in coordination with UNAMI on these issues,
Urging all those concerned, as set forth in international humanitarian law,
including the Geneva Conventions and the Hague Regulations, to allow full
unimpeded access by humanitarian personnel to all people in need of assistance, and
to make available, as far as possible, all necessary facilities for their operations, and
to promote the safety, security, and freedom of movement of humanitarian personnel
and United Nations and its associated personnel and their assets,
Recognizing that the situation that now exists in Iraq is significantly different
from that which existed at the time of the adoption of resolution 661 (1990), and
further recognizing the importance of Iraq achieving international standing equal to
that which it held prior to the adoption of resolution 661 (1990),
Welcoming the ratification of the Additional Protocol to its Comprehensive
Safeguards Agreement,
Expressing deep gratitude to all the United Nations staff in Iraq for their
courageous and tireless efforts, and commending the leadership of the Secretary-
General’s Special Representative for Iraq, Martin Kobler,
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1. Decides to extend the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission
for Iraq (UNAMI) until July 31, 2014;
2. Decides further that the Special Representative of the Secretary-General
and UNAMI, at the request of the Government of Iraq, and taking into account the
letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iraq to the Secretary-General
(S/2013/430, annex), shall continue to pursue their mandate as stipulated in
resolution 2061 (2012); and recalls the provisions of resolution 2107 (2013);
3. Recognizes that security of United Nations personnel is essential for
UNAMI to carry out its work for the benefit of the people of Iraq and calls upon the
Government of Iraq to continue to provide security and logistical support to the
United Nations presence in Iraq;
4. Welcomes the contributions of Member States in providing UNAMI with
the financial, logistical, and security resources and support that it needs to fulfil its
mission and calls upon Member States to continue to provide UNAMI with
sufficient resources and support;
5. Expresses its intention to review the mandate of UNAMI in twelve
months or sooner, if requested by the Government of Iraq;
6. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the Council every four
months on the progress made towards the fulfilment of all UNAMI’s
7. Decides to remain seized of the matter.

Civilians and Armed Conflict, Iraq, Kuwait
Related with resolutions
661 1325 1500 1546 1557 1619 1700 1770 1820 1830 1883 1888 1889 1936 1960 2001 2061 2106 2107
Quoted in resolutions
2169 2233 2299 2367 2421 2470 2522 2576 2631 2682
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