Resolution 2241 (South Sudan) S/RES/2241

9 October 2015

On 9 October 2015 the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2241 on the situation in South Sudan. Resolution 2241 emphasizes 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 extends the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until December 2015 and reaffirms that the protection of civilians remains at the core of UNMISS’s mandate.

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