09 Oct 2015
Resolution 2241 (South Sudan) S/RES/2241

On 9 October 2015 the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2241 on the situation in South Sudan. Resolution 2241 emphasized the Government of South Sudan's primary responsibility to protect its populations from crimes against humanity, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and genocide. Additionally the resolution extended the mandate of the UN Mission is South Sudan (UNMISS) until December 2015 and reaffirmed that protection of civilians remained at the core of UNMISS's madate.