United Nations Security Council Resolution 532

United Nations Security Council resolution 532, adopted unanimously on 31 May 1983, after hearing a report from the Secretary-General and reaffirming resolutions 301 (1971), 385 (1976), 431 (1978), 432 (1978), 435 (1978) and 439 (1978), the Council condemned South Africa's continued occupation of Namibia, then known as South West Africa.

UN Security Council
Resolution 532
Date31 May 1983
Meeting no.2,449
CodeS/RES/532 (Document)
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The resolution called upon South Africa to make firm commitments for the independence of Namibia, including the provisions of free and fair elections, under Resolution 435. It also called on the Secretary-General to report on the results of the consultations no later than 31 August 1983.

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