United Nations Security Council resolution 1463, adopted unanimously on 30 January 2003, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Western Sahara, particularly Resolution 1429 (2002), the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) for two months until 31 March 2003.
|UN Security Council|
|Date||30 January 2003|
|Subject||The situation concerning Western Sahara|
|Security Council composition|
The Security Council extended the MINURSO operation to allow Morocco and the Polisario Front time to consider proposals presented by the Secretary-General's Personal Envoy James Baker III for a political solution to the dispute. The proposal provided for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara. In addition, the Secretary-General Kofi Annan was asked to submit a report by 17 March 2003 on the situation.
- ^ "Security Council extends Western Sahara mission until 31 March". United Nations. 30 January 2003.
- ^ McCormack, T.; McDonald, Avril (2006). Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law – 2003, Volume 6; Volume 2003. Cambridge University Press. p. 281. ISBN 978-90-6704-203-1.
- ^ "Western Sahara mission extended 2 months to give parties time to consider UN's solution". United Nations News Centre. 30 January 2003.
- Works related to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1463 at Wikisource
- Text of the Resolution at undocs.org