United Nations Security Council Resolution 512

United Nations Security Council resolution 512, adopted unanimously on 19 June 1982, after recalling resolutions 508 (1982), 509 (1982) and reaffirming the Geneva Conventions, the Council reminded all parties involved in the conflict in Lebanon to respect the rights of the civilian population by allowing the free distribution of aid from United Nations agencies and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

UN Security Council
Resolution 512
Lebanese Army, Beirut, Lebanon 1982.jpg
Lebanese Army in Beirut (1982)
Date19 June 1982
Meeting no.2,380
CodeS/RES/512 (Document)
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution also called on Member States to provide assistance to the country, as well as reminding Member States of the humanitarian responsibilities of the relevant UN agencies. Finally, the Council requested the assistance of the Secretary-General with the situation, and to report back on developments regarding the implementation of the resolution.

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