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Resolution 2724

Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan.


Resolution 2724 (2024)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 9568th meeting, on 8 March 2024
The Security Council,
Reaffirming all its previous resolutions, presidential statements and press statements concerning the situation in Sudan, and reiterating its strong commitment to the sovereignty, unity, independence, and territorial integrity of Sudan,
Expressing grave concern over the spreading violence and the catastrophic and deteriorating humanitarian situation, including crisis levels or worse of acute food insecurity, particularly in Darfur, and further concern at ongoing reports of violations of international humanitarian law, and violations and abuses of human rights law, including cases of sexual violence in conflict,
Noting the need for unhindered cross-border and cross-line humanitarian assistance into Darfur and encouraging the parties to the conflict to continue to work in close partnership with OCHA and INGOs to ensure life-saving humanitarian assistance reaches those in need,
Welcoming as a positive step, the announcement of the Sudanese authorities’ decision to facilitate humanitarian access through the Tina and Renk border crossings, as well as via aerial transport accessing Sudanese airports in Al Fasher, Kadugli and Al Obeid,
Urging continuation and strengthened coordination of regional and international efforts to facilitate an end to the conflict and to restore a lasting inclusive civilian-led democratic transition, and in this regard welcoming the appointment of an African Union High-Level Panel for Sudan and the African Union’s commitment to working with the people of Sudan to end the fighting and put in place a process towards a lasting and inclusive peace, democracy and justice in Sudan,
Noting the various communiques and resolutions issued since the beginning of the conflict in Sudan by the African Union Peace and Security Council, IGAD Quartet Group of Countries for the Resolution of the Situation in the Republic of Sudan, and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, which inter alia condemned the ongoing fighting and called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire between the warring parties, and the scaling-up of humanitarian assistance to Sudan and neighbouring states,
1. Calls for an immediate cessation of hostilities during the month of Ramadan, and for all parties to the conflict to seek a sustainable resolution to the conflict through dialogue;
2. Calls on all parties to ensure the removal of any obstructions and enable full, rapid, safe, and unhindered humanitarian access, including cross-border and cross-line, and comply with their obligations under international humanitarian law, including to protect civilians and civilian objects, and their commitments under the Declaration of Commitment to Protect the Civilians of Sudan (“Jeddah Declaration”);
3. Encourages the Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy on Sudan Ramtane Lamamra to use his good offices with the parties and the neighbouring States, complementing and coordinating regional peace efforts;
4. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

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Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan.
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