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S/RES/1442 (2002)

United Nations

S/RES/1442 (2002)

Security Council Distr.: General

25 November 2002



Resolution 1442 (2002)

Adopted by the Security Council at its 4649th meeting, on
25 November 2002

The Security Council,

Welcoming the report of the Secretary-General of 15 November 2002 (S/2002/1243) on the United Nations operation in Cyprus, and in particular the call to the parties to assess and address the humanitarian issue of missing persons with due urgency and seriousness,

Noting that the Government of Cyprus has agreed that in view of the prevailing conditions in the island it is necessary to keep the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) beyond 15 December 2002,

Welcoming and encouraging efforts by the United Nations to sensitize peacekeeping personnel in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and other communicable diseases in all its peacekeeping operations,

1.       Reaffirms all its relevant resolutions on Cyprus, and in particular resolution 1251 (1999) of 29 June 1999 and subsequent resolutions;

2.       Decides to extend the mandate of UNFICYP for a further period ending 15 June 2003;

3.       Requests the Secretary-General to submit a report by 1 June 2003 on the implementation of this resolution;

4.       Urges the Turkish Cypriot side and Turkish forces to rescind the restrictions imposed on 30 June 2000 on the operations of UNFICYP and to restore the military status quo ante at Strovilia;

5.       Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.


Press Statement by the UN Secretary General following his meeting with President Bush in Washington

Q: Secretary-General have your received any response from the two sides, the Greek and Turkish Cypriots, in regards to your peace plan and what do you for see about the future of the plan? [Read more…]

Press Statement by the UN Secretary General following the meeting of the Security Council concerning Cyprus

SG: Let me confirm to you that I have conveyed to the parties a proposal that I believe can form the basis of a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem. And I have asked them to study it very carefully and give me their reactions within a week. I did share my initiative with the Council and they did give me broad support for the initiative. [Read more…]

Statement by President Clerides on UN Plan for a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem

Mr. Alvaro de Soto handed me today the UN Secretary-General’s proposals for a solution to the Cyprus problem.

The negotiating process is now entering its most delicate and crucial phase. The handling to be made in the coming weeks will be of crucial and of decisive importance. In the future, a lot will depend on the way we shall handle developments. [Read more…]

The UN Secretary General Submits Plan for a Comprehensive Solution to the Cyprus Problem

The Secretary-General conveyed today to Mr. Clerides, the Greek Cypriot leader, and to Mr. Rauf Denktash, the Turkish Cypriot leader, a document providing a basis for agreement on a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem. [Read more…]

Statement by the Deputy Permanent Representative of Cyprus George Kasoulides on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East

Mr. Chairman,

At the outset I would like to express my deep appreciation to the Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East , Mr. Peter Hansen, for his thorough and comprehensive Report on the Agency’s activities during the past year and for his introductory statement. [Read more…]

Press Statement by the UN Secretary General to CNA correspondent following his meeting with his Special Envoy for Cyprus, Alvaro de Soto

Q: It was a long meeting on Cyprus, when do you plan your next move on that?

SG: I am always thinking of the future.

Q: Because a month ago we were talking about committees and work to be done and nothing happened yet, I mean we have a deadline in December. [Read more…]

Statement by Ambassador Moushoutas on Agenda Item 24 “Culture of Peace”

Mr. Chairman,

Observing as we do, the International Decade for the Culture of Peace and non-violence for the children of the world, and considering the state of the world affairs, one cannot but think how necessary and timely a culture of peace seems today.   [Read more…]