March 2, 2024


United Nations


Security Council Distr.: General

15 September 1977


RESOLUTION 414 (1977)

Adopted by the Security Council at its 2032nd meeting,
on 15 September 1977

The Security Council,

Having considered the situation in Cyprus in response to the letter dated 26 August 1977 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations (S/12387),

Mindful of the urgency of making progress in the solution of the Cyprus problem

Recalling its previous resolutions, in particular resolutions 365(1974) of 13 December 1974 and 367(1975) of 12 March 1975,

Taking note of the statements made to the Council regarding recent developments in the new Famagusta area to the effect that there is no settlement in progress in the area,

Taking note also of the statements made by the parties concerned as well as by the Secretary-General with regard to these developments,

1. Expresses concern at the situation caused by recent developments;

2. Calls upon the parties concerned to refrain therefore from all unilateral actions anywhere in Cyprus that may affect adversely the prospects for a just and peaceful solution of the Cyprus problem and urges them to continue and accelerate determined co-operative efforts to achieve the objectives of the Security Council;

3. Reaffirms once again its resolution 365(1974), by which it endorsed General Assembly resolution 3212(XXIX) adopted unanimously on 1 November 1974, and calls once again for their urgent and effective implementation and that of its resolution 367(1975) of 12 March 1975;

4. Expresses concern at the lack of progress at the intercommunal talks;

5. Calls on the representatives of the two communities, under the auspices of the Secretary-General, to resume negotiations as soon as possible meaningfully and constructively on the basis of comprehensive and concrete proposals;

6. Requests the Secretary-General to keep the Council informed of developments that may adversely affect the implementation of the present resolution.

Adopted at the 2032nd meeting without a vote.