Security Council Distr.: General 15 May 2018
Resolution 2415 (2018)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 8257th meeting, on 15 May 2018
The Security Council, Recalling all its previous resolutions and statements of its President concerning the situation in Somalia, and underlining the importance of full compliance with these, Looking forward to the report of the joint assessment by 15 June 2018, recognizing the importance of adequate time to consider the recommendations of the report and in this regard, also recognizing the need for an extension to the authorisation of AMISOM, Determining that the situation in Somalia continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security, Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, 1. Decides to authorize the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 July 2018, authorizes AMISOM to take all necessary measures, in full compliance with participating States’ obligations under international humanitarian law and international human rights law, and in full respect for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, political independence and unity of Somalia, to carry out its mandate; as set out in paragraphs 7 and 8 of its resolution 2372 (2017), and recalls its decision to authorize the African Union to reduce the level of uniformed personnel to 20,626, to include a minimum of 1,040 AMISOM police personnel including five Formed Police Units, by 30 October 2018; 2. Requests the Secretary-General to continue to provide a logistical support package for AMISOM and 70 AMISOM civilians, the 10,900 Somalia National Army on joint operations with AMISOM, and the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia as set out in paragraph 2 of resolution 2245 (2015); 3. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.