UN Security Council resolution 814

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UN Security
Council Resolution 814
Date: March 26, 1993
Meeting: 3188
Identifier: S / RES / 814 ( document )

Poll: Pro: 15  Ent. : 0  Cons: 0
Object: Civil War in Somalia
Result: Accepted

Composition of the Security Council 1993:
Permanent members:

China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China CHN FRA GBR RUS USAFranceFrance  United KingdomUnited Kingdom  RussiaRussia  United StatesUnited States 

Non-permanent members:
BrazilBrazil BRA CPV DJI ESP HUNCape VerdeCape Verde  DjiboutiDjibouti  SpainSpain  HungaryHungary 
JapanJapan JPN MAR NZL PAK VENMoroccoMorocco  New ZealandNew Zealand  PakistanPakistan  Venezuela 1954Venezuela 


The Resolution 814 of the UN Security Council is a resolution that the United Nations Security Council unanimously decided at its meeting on 26 March 3188. 1993rd It dealt with the reiteration of the existing Resolutions 733 (1992), 746 (1992), 751 (1992), 767 (1992), 775 (1992) and 794 (1993) on the ongoing civil war in Somalia and approved under Chapter VII of the Charter of United Nations extended the United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) to October 31, 1993.

The resolution began with an appreciation for Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on convening the conference on national reconciliation for Somalia. Some progress was made during this conference, which featured a wide range of Somali people. She also welcomed the convening of the Third United Nations Coordination Meeting on Humanitarian Aid for Somalia from 11-13 March 1993 in Addis Ababa .

The United Nations Security Council then asked the Secretary-General, through his special envoy, to:

  • Assisting in providing assistance to Somalia in accordance with the rehabilitation program established by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA);
  • Assistance in returning refugees and displaced persons within the country;
  • Promoting political reconciliation, including the restoration of national and regional institutions and civil administrations through broad participation from all sectors of Somali society;
  • facilitate the restoration of the Somali police force and law and order, including investigations into violations of international humanitarian law ;
  • Assistance in mine clearance and the development of public information services
  • To create the conditions under which Somali civil society can play a role in the process of political reconciliation at all levels.

The United Nations Security Council then extended and expanded the mandate of UNOSOM II in accordance with Chapter VII and emphasized the need for the parties involved to disarm and support the Unified Task Force (UNITAF). He called on the Somali parties to fulfill their obligations under the agreements they have signed and to ensure the safety of the personnel of the United Nations and international organizations. In addition, the Council called on the Secretary General to apply the arms embargo imposed by Resolution 733 from Somalia to neighboring countries as well.

The resolution called on the Secretary-General to ensure security in the return of refugees and the assisted relocation of displaced persons. She reiterated the call on all Somali parties to cease and refrain from violating international humanitarian law. It also directed Boutros-Ghali to instruct the commander of the armed forces of UNOSOM II to implement a swift, smooth and gradual transformation from UNITAF to UNOSOM II and to retain funds for the receipt of donations to UNOSOM II.

Resolution 814 welcomes the efforts of the United Nations agencies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and the International Committee of the Red Cross, and calls on the Secretary-General to seek further funding for institutions in Somalia and to provide the Council with full information on the situation in the country .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Richard F. Grimmett, Gerald M. Perkins: The War Powers Resolution after thirty years . Nova Publishers, 2005, ISBN 978-1-59454-720-1 , pp. 36 .
  2. ^ Marten Zwanenburg: Accountability of peace support operations . Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2005, ISBN 978-90-04-14350-0 .