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08 May 2015
Resolution 2211 (DRC) S/RES/2211

On 26 March the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2211, which renewed the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MONUSCO. The resolution recalled that the Democratic Republic of the Congo authorities bear "the primary responsibility to protect civilians within its territory and subject to its jurisdiction, including protection from crimes against humanity and war crimes," and stresses "the need for cooperation with the International Criminal Court (ICC) by the Government of the DRC, welcoming the commitment made by the Government of the DRC to hold accountable those responsible for serious crimes, in particular war crimes and crimes against humanity, in the country, and stressing the importance of actively seeking to hold accountable those responsible for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the country,"