December 4, 2023

S/RES/1416 (2002)

United Nations

S/RES/1416 (2002)

Security Council Distr.: General

13 June 2002



Resolution 1416 (2002)

Adopted by the Security Council at its 4551st meeting, on
13 June 2002

The Security Council,

Welcoming the report of the Secretary-General of 30 May 2002 (S/2002/590) 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 June 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 December 2002;

3.       Requests the Secretary-General to submit a report by 1 December 2002 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 the UNFICYP and to restore the military status quo ante of Strovilia;

5.       Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.