Resolution 532 (1983) of 31 May 1983
The Security Council,
Having considered the report of the Secretary-General.
Recalling General Assembly resolutions 1514 (XV) of 14 December 1960 and 2145 (XXI) of 27 October 1966,
Recalling and reaffirming its resolutions 301 (1971), 385 (1976), 431 (1978), 432 (1978), 435 (1978) and 439
Reaffirming the legal responsibility of the United Nations over Namibia and the primary responsibility of the
Security Council for ensuring the implementation of its resolutions 385 (1976) and 435 (1978), including the
holding of free and fair elections in Namibia under the supervision and control of the United Nations,
Taking note of the results of the International Conference in Support of the Struggle of the Namibian People for
Independence, held at UNESCO House in Paris from 25 to 29 April 1983.
Taking note of the protracted and exhaustive consultations which have taken place since the adoption of resolution
Further noting with regret that those consultations have not yet brought about the implementation of resolution
1. Condemns South Africa's continued illegal occupation of Namibia in flagrant defiance of resolutions of the
General Assembly and decisions of the Security Council;
2. Calls upon South Africa to make a firm commitment as to its readiness to comply with Council resolution 435
(1978) for the independence of Namibia;
3. Further calls upon South Africa to co-operate forthwith and fully with the Secretary-General in order to
expedite the implementation of resolution 435 (1978) for the early independence of Namibia;
4. Decides to mandate the Secretary-General to undertake consultations with the parties to the proposed cease-fire,
with a view to securing the speedy implementation of resolution 435 (1978);
5. Requests the Secretary-General to report to the Council on the results of these consultations as soon as
possible and not later than 31 August 1983;
6. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.
Adopted unanimously at the 2449th meeting.