UN Documents for Cyprus

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
26 July 2018 S/RES/2430 This was a resolution, adopted unanimously, extending the mandate of UNFICYP for another six months until 31 January 2019.
30 January 2018 S/RES/2398 This was a resolution renewing UNFICYP's mandate until 31 July 2018.
27 July 2017 S/RES/2369 This was a resolution which extended the mandate of UNFICYP for another six months.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
30 April 2009 S/PRST/2009/10 This presidential statement welcomed progress in the negotiations, urged the parties to increase the momentum and looked forward to decisive progress in the near future.
4 September 2008 S/PRST/2008/34 This presidential statement confirmed the Council’s readiness to support the negotiating process between the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities and welcomed the appointment of Alexander Downer as the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor.
17 April 2008 S/PRST/2008/9 The Council warmly welcomed the agreement reached on 21 March between the two leaders to resume negotiations as well as the opening of the Ledra street crossing, reaffirmed its commitment to the reunification of Cyprus based on a bicommunal, bizonal federation and political equality and called for more confidence-building measures.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
15 October 2018 S/2018/919 This was the Secretary-General’s report on his good offices in Cyprus.
6 July 2018 S/2018/676 This was the Secretary-General's latest report on UNFICYP, covering 19 December 2017 to 20 June 2018.
14 June 2018 S/2018/610 This was the Secretary-General's report on the progress towards a settlement in Cyprus.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
17 October 2012 S/2012/629 This letter contained the report on the work of the Security Council during the presidency of Colombia in July 2012.
2 November 2010 S/2010/570 This was a letter from Turkey responding to Christofias' statement in the General Assembly on 24 September.
13 October 2010 S/2010/540 This was a letter from Turkey to the Secretary-General transmitting a letter from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus refuting Cyprus’s allegations of violations of international air traffic regulations and national airspace of Cyprus.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
26 July 2018 S/PV.8317 This was a meeting at which the Council adopted resolution 2430, extending the mandate of UNFICYP for six months until 31 January 2019.
30 January 2018 S/PV.8168 This was the meeting at which resolution 2398 was adopted.
27 July 2017 S/PV.8014 This was a meeting on Cyprus during which the Council adopted resolution 2369.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
15 May 2015 SC/11894 This was a press statement welcoming the resumption of the settlement talks.
11 February 2014 SC/11273 This was a press statement welcoming the joint communiqué agreed between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots leaders.
29 August 2006 SC/8820 The Council expressed support for the Secretary-General's efforts aimed at reaching a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem, welcomed the agreement reached on 8 July 2006 and called for its full implementation without further delay.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
17 January 2008 A/62/649 This was the performance report on the budget of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for the period from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007.
19 April 2006 A/60/785 This was the financial performance report for the period from 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005 and proposed budget for the period from 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007 of UNFICYP.
13 March 1983 A/RES/37/253 This resolution expressed support for the inter-communal talks and 1977-1979 agreements, considered the withdrawal of all occupation forces from the Republic of Cyprus as an essential basis for the solution of the problem and called for the respect of freedom of settlement and right to property.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
1 February 2017 A/HRC/34/15 This was the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the question of human rights in Cyprus.
22 January 2014 A/HRC/25/21 This was a report on the situation of human rights in Cyprus.
1 February 2013 A/HRC/22/18 This was the report of the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the question of human rights in Cyprus presented during the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council.
Selected Other Documents View All
21 April 2004 S/2004/313 This draft resolution established a new UN mission in Cyprus to monitor the implementation of the Foundation Agreement and provide a secure environment, and established an arms embargo on Cyprus. This was vetoed by Russia. In S/PV.4947 statements were made by Council members before and after the vote.
29 April 1993 S/25693 This was a draft resolution vetoed by Russia changing UNFICYP’s methods of financing and S/PV.3211.
31 July 1974 S/11400 This draft resolution requested the Secretary-General to take appropriate action in the light of a statement he made regarding the role, functions and strength of UNFICYP and related issues arising out of the most recent political developments in respect of Cyprus. It was vetoed by Russia. The same draft was later adopted adding a request to the Secretary-General to present a full report in the light of his statement and a consideration that the cease-fire would be a first step in implementation of resolution 353.