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Resolution 2545

Identical letters dated 19 January 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council (S/2016/53).

Abstract

Resolution 2545 (2020)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 8760th meeting, on 25 September 2020
The Security Council,
Reaffirming its full commitment to the peace process in the Republic of Colombia,
Recalling all its resolutions and statements of its President regarding the peace process in Colombia,
Welcoming the progress made towards peace across Colombia since the adoption of the Final Agreement for Ending the Conflict and Building a Stable and Lasting Peace (the Final Agreement) and urging the parties, with the support of relevant state institutions and security forces, as well as civil society, to work together to sustain progress and address challenges, in particular the continued violence in conflict-affected areas, through comprehensive implementation of the Final Agreement,
Recalling in particular its resolution 2366 (2017) which established the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia (the Verification Mission) to verify implementation by the Government of Colombia and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) of sections 3.2 and 3.4 of the Final Agreement as called for in section 6.3.3 of the Final Agreement, and recalling the positive role played by the Verification Mission in that regard,
Acknowledging the letter dated 1 September 2020 from the President of Colombia requesting an extension of the mandate of the Verification Mission as agreed by the Government of Colombia and the People’s Alternative Revolutionary Force (FARC),
1. Decides to extend, to 25 September 2021, the mandate of the Verification Mission and reporting requirements in accordance with its resolutions 2366 (2017), 2377 (2017), 2435 (2018), and 2487 (2019), headed by a Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations;
2. Expresses its willingness to work with the Government of Colombia to further extend the mandate of the Verification Mission on the basis of agreement between the parties;
3. Recalls that the Final Agreement envisages a role for the Verification Mission in verifying compliance with the sentences of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace, and expresses its readiness to consider, in a timely manner, the addition of this task to the mandate of the Verification Mission, based on the outcome of the ongoing consultation process coordinated by the Government of Colombia.

Topics
Colombia
Year
2020
Title
Identical letters dated 19 January 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council (S/2016/53).
Related with resolutions
2366 2377 2435 2487
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