Resolution 1996 (South Sudan) S/RES/1996

8 July 2011

On 8 July 2011 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1996 on the situation in South Sudan. Resolution 1996 establishes the UN Mission in South Sudan tasked with “advising and assisting the Government of the Republic of South Sudan, including military and police at national and local levels as appropriate, in fulfilling its responsibility to protect civilians, in compliance with international humanitarian, human rights, and refugee law.”

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