United Nations Security Council Resolution 1651

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1651, adopted unanimously on 21 December 2005, after recalling previous resolutions on the situation in Sudan, particularly resolutions 1556 (2004) and 1591 (2005), the Council extended the mandate of an expert panel monitoring sanctions against and violations of human rights in the Darfur region until 29 March 2006.[1] It was the last Security Council resolution adopted in 2005.

UN Security Council
Resolution 1651
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Date21 December 2005
Meeting no.5,342
CodeS/RES/1651 (Document)
SubjectThe situation concerning Sudan
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members


The Security Council stressed its commitment to peace in Sudan, the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and the end of the violations in the Darfur region. It emphasised the need for respecting elements of the United Nations Charter, including those relating to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities.


The resolution, enacted under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, extended the expert panel established in Resolution 1591 (2005) until 29 March 2006 and requested it to report on the implementation of the sanctions and observations on human rights.

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  1. ^ "Security Council extends mandate of expert monitoring panel concerning violations in Darfur". United Nations. 21 December 2005.

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