United Nations Security Council Resolution 1588
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1588, adopted unanimously on 17 March 2005, after recalling resolutions 1547 (2004), 1556 (2004), 1574 (2004) and 1585 (2005) on the situation in Sudan, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Advance Mission in Sudan (UNAMIS) for a period of one week.
|UN Security Council|
Darfur refugees at a camp in eastern Chad
|Date||17 March 2005|
|Subject||The situation concerning Sudan|
|Security Council composition|
The mandate was extended until 24 March 2005, to allow for further discussions by the Security Council on the issue. It was designed to prepare for the establishment of a peacekeeping operation in the region. Within a week, the United Nations Mission in Sudan would be established.
- "Security Council extends UN advance mission in Sudan until 24 March". United Nations. 17 March 2005.