UN Documents for Justice, Rule of Law and Impunity: Security Council Resolutions

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13 December 2018 S/RES/2447 This was a resolution drafted by the Netherlands and Côte d’Ivoire on “strengthening support to police, justice and corrections areas in peacekeeping operations and special political missions”.
16 April 2014 S/RES/2150 This was a resolution calling on all states to prevent and fight against genocide, and other serious crimes under international law, reaffirming the principle of responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, and underscoring the importance of taking into account lessons learned from the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, during which Hutu and others who opposed the genocide were also killed.
17 June 2011 S/RES/1989 This resolution empowered the Ombudsperson to make delisting recommendations to the 1267/1989 Committee.
17 June 2011 S/RES/1988 This resolution established a separate Taliban/Afghanistan sanctions regime, with a separate list of Taliban individuals and entities subject to sanctions and a new Afghanistan focused sanctions committee.
22 December 2010 S/RES/1964 This resolution renewed the authorisation of AMISOM until 30 September 2011 and raised its troop level to 12,000. It also welcomed the intent of the Secretary-General to establish security and other institutional reform capacities within the UN Political Office in Somalia.
28 April 2006 S/RES/1674 This resolution was on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, expressed grave concern at the illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons, and the use of such weapons on civilians affected by armed conflict. The Council emphasised the need to end impunity and drew attention to the range of justice mechanisms to be considered, including national, international and mixed criminal courts and tribunals.
22 December 2004 S/RES/1580 This resolution extended the mandate of the UN Peacebuilding Support Office in Guinea-Bissau, the Council also called on the Country's National Assembly to take into account principles of justice and fight against impunity when considering amnesties.
26 August 2003 S/RES/1502 This resolution condemned all violence against humanitarian and UN and associated personnel, recalled obligations to protect such personnel under international humanitarian, refugee and human rights law, and called for unimpeded humanitarian access.
12 July 2002 S/RES/1422 This was on immunity from ICC prosecutions.
17 May 2002 S/RES/1410 This resolution established the UN Mission of Support in East Timor and stressed the importance of ensuring that those who committed serious crimes should be brought to justice.
28 January 2002 S/RES/1390 This resolution extended the financial measures and broadened the travel ban and arms embargo; requested States to report on the measures taken to enforce them; and requested the 1267 Committee "to cooperate" with the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC).
14 August 2000 S/RES/1315 This resolution requested the Secretary-General to negotiate an agreement to create the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
15 October 1999 S/RES/1267 This resolution established the Al-Qaida and Taliban Committee and its sanctions mandate.
6 August 1999 S/RES/1258 This resolution authorised the deployment of 90 military observers to the DRC.
27 August 1998 S/RES/1192 This resolution suspended sanctions on Libya pending a report from the Secretary-General on the appearance of the two suspects in the Lockerbie bombing to stand trial in The Hague.