United Nations Security Council Resolution 564

United Nations Security Council resolution 564, adopted unanimously on 31 May 1985, after noting the statement made by the President of the Security Council, the council expressed alarm and concern at the violence involving the civilian population in Lebanon, including at Palestinian refugee camps resulting in casualties.

UN Security Council
Resolution 564
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Date31 May 1985
Meeting no.2,582
CodeS/RES/564 (Document)
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

The Council urged international organisations, such as the International Committee of the Red Cross and United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to assist in providing humanitarian assistance to the civilian population. It also called on the Government of Lebanon and Secretary-General to ensure the implementation of Resolution 564, of which the council would closely follow.

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