Resolution 2517 (2020)
Adopted by the Security Council on 30 March 2020
The Security Council, Reaffirming all its previous resolutions and presidential statements concerning the situation in Sudan and underlining the importance of full compliance with and implementation of these, Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, unity, independence and territorial integrity of Sudan, Determining that the situation in Sudan constitutes a threat to international peace and security, Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, 1. Decides that the African Union-United Nations Mission Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) shall maintain its current troop and police ceilings until 31 May 2020, and further decides that during this period UNAMID shall maintain all team sites for mandate implementation; 2. Expresses its intention to decide by 31 May 2020, courses of action regarding the responsible drawdown and exit of UNAMID, and further expresses its intention to adopt a new resolution at the same time, establishing a follow-on presence to UNAMID; 3. Decides to remain seized of the matter.
Security Council Distr.: General 30 March 2020
Letter dated 30 March 2020 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General and the Permanent Representatives of the members of the Security Council
I have the honour to inform you that the Security Council has concluded the voting procedure on the draft resolution contained in document S/2020/222, which was submitted by Germany and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in connection with the agenda item “Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan”. The voting was carried out in accordance with the procedure set out in the letter by the President of the Security Council addressed to Permanent Representatives of Security Council members dated 27 March 2020, which was agreed upon in the light of the extraordinary circumstances caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The Director of the Security Council Affairs Division has received letters from all 15 members of the Security Council indicating their national position on the draft resolution. The result of the vote is as follows: In favour: Belgium, China, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Niger, Russian Federation, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Tunisia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Viet Nam. Against: None. Abstaining: None. The draft resolution received 15 votes in favour. The resolution has been adopted as resolution 2517 (2020) of 30 March 2020. The resolution, which is set out in the annex to the present letter,** will be issued as a document of the Security Council without delay.
(Signed) Zhang Jun President of the Security Council