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Security Council Resolutions

S/RES/1725 (6 December 2006) The situation in Somalia

Synopsis of Resolution 1725: A Chapter VII Resolution, Resolution 1725 authorizes the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Member States of the African Union “to establish a protection and training mission in Somalia.”[1] The mandate of the mission, “drawing on the relevant elements of the mandate and concept of operations specified in [the Deployment Plan for a Peacekeeping Mission of IGAD in Somalia (IGASOM)],” includes: “(a) To monitor progress by the Transitional Federal Institutions and the Union of Islamic Courts in implementing agreements reached in their dialogue; (b) To ensure free movement and safe passage of all those involved with the dialogue process; (c) To maintain and monitor security in Baidoa;(d) To protect members of the Transitional Federal Institutions and Government as well as their key infrastructure; (e) To train the Transitional Federal Institutions’ security forces to enable them to provide their own security and to help facilitate the re-establishment of national security forces of Somalia.” To enable the protection and training mission, Resolution 1725 exempts supplies of weapons and military equipment and technical training and assistance from the arms embargo established by Resolution 733. Resolution 1725 also “urges the Transitional Federal Institutions and the Union of Islamic Courts to fulfil commitments they have made, resume without delay peace talks on the basis of the agreements reached in Khartoum, and adhere to agreements reached in their dialogue, and states its intention to consider taking measures against those that seek to prevent or block a peaceful dialogue process, overthrow the Transitional Federal Institutions by force, or take action that further threatens regional stability.”

[1] The IGAD is a regional grouping of seven Eastern African countries of Djibouti , Eritrea , Ethiopia , Kenya , Somalia, Sudan and Uganda. See http://www.igad.org/about/about.htm.

Resolution 1725 resources:

IGAD
IGAD, “Communiqué Issued at the end of Consultations between the delegation of the Somali Council of Islamic Courts (SCIS) and the IGAD Secretariat in Djibouti held on the 1st – 2nd December 2006.”Pdficon_small_159
Security Council Meetings

S/PV.5578 (6 December 2006) Consideration of the draft report of the Security Council to the General Assembly [Note (S/2006/942)]

S/PV.5579 (6 December 2006) Somalia [S/RES/1725; Vote: 15-0-0]

S/PV.5580 (6 December 2006) Democratic Republic of the Congo [S/PRST/2006/50]

S/PV.5581 (7 December 2006) Security Council mission–Afghanistan [no action]

S/PV.5582 (closed) (8 December 2006) Meeting with countries contributing troops to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus [Communiqué]

S/PV.5583 (11 December 2006) Iraq [no action]

S/PV.5584 (12 December 2006) Middle East situation [S/PRST/2006/51]

S/PV.5585 (closed) (12 December 2006) Meeting with countries contributing troops to the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire [Communiqué]

S/PV.5586 (12 December 2006) Middle East situation [S/PRST/2006/52]

Statements By Security Council President (December 2006 – Qatar)

S/PRST/2006/50 (6 December 2006) The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo

S/PRST/2006/51 (12 December 2006) The situation in the Middle East

S/PRST/2006/52 (12 December 2006) The situation in the Middle East

Statements to Press By Security Council President

SC/8885 (4 December 2006) PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS IN ARMED CONFLICTS

SC/8889 (6 December 2006) SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

SC/8894 (7 December 2006) FIJI

SC/8899 (13 December 2006) IRAQ-KUWAIT

Security Council President and Secretary-General Letters

S/2006/950 (8 December 2006 Letter) dated 7 December 2006 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (International Working Group on Côte d’Ivoire – 11th ministerial meeting, Abidjan, 1 December 2006 – Final communiqué)

Reports of the Secretary-General

S/2006/939 (4 December 2006) Eleventh progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire

S/2006/945 (5 December 2006) Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 30 of resolution 1546 (2004)

S/2006/946 (6 December 2006) Report of the Secretary-General on developments in Guinea-Bissau and on the activities of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in that country

S/2006/948 (6 December 2006) Twenty-third report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 14 of resolution 1284 (1999)

S/2006/956 (11 December 2006) Report of the Secretary-General on the Middle East

Security Council Monthly Programme of Work (as of 13 December 2006)Pdficon_small_164

2006 Archived Webcasts of Security Council Meetings