United Nations Security Council Resolution 542

United Nations Security Council resolution 542, adopted unanimously on 23 November 1983, after considering the situation in northern Lebanon, the Council expressed its concern at the fighting in the north of the country, deploring all loss of life.

UN Security Council
Resolution 542
Date23 November 1983
Meeting no.2,501
CodeS/RES/542 (Document)
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The Council demanded a ceasefire from all parties concerned, and paid tribute to various humanitarian organisations for their efforts. It also requested the Secretary-General to continue to monitor the situation.

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