UN Documents for South Sudan

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
30 May 2019 S/RES/2471 This was a resolution extending the sanctions regime and mandate of the Panel of Experts until 31 May 2020.
15 March 2019 S/RES/2459 This was a resolution extending the mandate of UNMISS for an additional year.
13 July 2018 S/RES/2428 This resolution imposed an arms embargo and additional targeted sanctions and renewed the sanctions regime and mandate of the Panel of Experts.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
14 December 2017 S/PRST/2017/25 This was a presidential statement on the situation in South Sudan, focusing on IGAD's efforts to revitalise the peace process.
9 August 2017 S/PRST/2017/14 This was on the threat of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria.
23 March 2017 S/PRST/2017/4 This statement emphasised the need for a political solution to the conflict in South Sudan.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
12 September 2019 S/2019/741 This was the Secretary-General’s report on “future planning for the protection of civilians sites” in South Sudan, as requested in resolution 2459.
10 September 2019 S/2019/722 This was the Secretary-General's 90-day report on South Sudan.
14 June 2019 S/2019/491 This was the Secretary-General's 90-day report on South Sudan.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
9 April 2019 S/2019/301 This was the final report of the South Sudan Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts.
27 December 2018 S/2018/1123 This was the report of the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee, containing an account of the Committee’s activities from 1 January to 31 December 2018.
26 November 2018 S/2018/1049 This was the interim report of the South Sudan Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
30 September 2019 S/2019/232 This was the summary of the 28 February meeting on South Sudan held by the IEG on women, peace and security.
8 March 2019 S/2019/227 This was the appointment of the Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa.
4 February 2019 S/2019/110 This letter transmits a communiqué of the AU Peace and Security Council expressing support for the review of the composition and the mandate of the regional protection force for South Sudan.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
18 September 2019 S/PV.8621 On 18 September, Special Representative for South Sudan and head of UNMISS David Shearer briefed the Security Council on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on the situation in South Sudan and the Secretary-General’s report on “future planning for the protection of civilians sites” in South Sudan, as requested in resolution 2459.
25 June 2019 S/PV.8560 This was a meeting on South Sudan.
15 March 2019 S/PV.8484 This was the meeting at which resolution 2459 was adopted, renewing the mandate of UNMISS for an additional year, with 14 votes in favour and Russia abstaining.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
21 December 2018 SC/13647 Council members issued a press statement that strongly condemned the assault, detention and abuse of the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring and Verification Mechanism team by government officials on 18 December 2018 in Luri, South Sudan and called on the government to investigate the incident immediately and hold those responsible accountable.
7 December 2018 SC/13611 Council issued a press statement condemning “heinous incidents of sexual and gender-based violence against women near Bentiu in northern South Sudan” and calling for accountability.
20 November 2018 SC/13593 https://www.un.org/press/en/2018/sc13593.doc.htm
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
14 July 2011 A/RES/65/308 This resolution admitted South Sudan as a member of the UN.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
18 February 2019 A/HRC/40/69 This was the report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan.
23 March 2018 A/HRC/RES/37/31 This was a resolution adopted during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council extending the mandate of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan for an additional year and requests an oral update from the Commission at its 39th session in September and a written report at its 40th session in March 2019.
14 December 2016 A/HRC/S-26/L.1 This was a Human Rights Council resolution that condemned the ongoing violations and abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law in South Sudan.
Selected Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict Documents View All
31 December 2018 S/2019/92 This is a letter from the Chair of the Working Group to the Secretary-General on the conclusions of the Secretary-General’s report on children and armed conflict in South Sudan.
18 December 2018 S/AC.51/2018/3 This was the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict's conclusions on children and armed conflict in South Sudan.
12 May 2015 S/AC.51/2015/1 This was the Working Group’s conclusions on South Sudan.
Selected Other Documents View All
23 December 2016 S/2016/1085 This was the draft resolution on an arms embargo and targeted sanctions that failed to receive the necessary support to be adopted. It received seven affirmative votes (France, New Zealand, Spain, Ukraine, Uruguay, the UK and the US) and eight abstentions (Angola, China, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Russia, Senegal, and Venezuela).