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UNAMID (African Union/United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur) Mandate

Published July 31, 2007

The UNAMID states that their mandate “was formally established by the Security Council on 31 July 2007 through the adoption of resolution 1769 (2007), which authorized the establishment of UNAMID, under Chapter VII of the UN Charter, for an initial period of 12 months. UNAMID formally took over from AMIS on 31 December 2007. The mandate was extended on 31 July 2008 with the adoption of Security Council resolution 1828 for a further 12 months, until 31 July 2009.

UNAMID has the protection of civilians as its core mandate, but is also tasked with contributing to security for humanitarian assistance, monitoring and verifying implementation of agreements, assisting an inclusive political process, contributing to the promotion of human rights and the rule of law, and monitoring and reporting on the situation along the borders with Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR).”

 

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