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.[1]

UN Security Council
Resolution 1588
Women at Darfur refugee camp in Chad.jpg
Darfur refugees at a camp in eastern Chad
Date17 March 2005
Meeting no.5,143
CodeS/RES/1588 (Document)
SubjectThe situation concerning Sudan
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

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.

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  1. ^ "Security Council extends UN advance mission in Sudan until 24 March". United Nations. 17 March 2005.

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