|UN Security Council|
Military transport helicopter over Western Sahara
|Date||19 December 1995|
15 voted for|
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 1033, adopted unanimously on 19 December 1995, after reaffirming all previous resolutions on the Western Sahara, the Council discussed the referendum for self-determination of the people of Western Sahara and the completion of the identification process.
Receiving a report from the Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali pursuant to Resolution 1017 (1995), the Council stressed the need for progress to be made in the implementation of the Settlement Plan which had been accepted by Morocco and the Polisario Front and reiterated its commitment to holding a referendum. It was also noted that the Identification Commission could only carry out its work with the full trust of both parties in its judgement and integrity.
The Security Council welcomed the efforts of the Secretary-General in accelerating and completing the identification process, and also his consultations with both parties with the aim of resolving their differences delaying the completion of the process. A report on the consultations was requested, noting that, in the event of no agreement, the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) could be withdrawn. Both parties were urged to co-operate with it.
- History of Western Sahara
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1001 to 1100 (1995–1997)
- Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
- Wall (Western Sahara)
- ↑ United Nations, Office of Public Information (1995). UN monthly chronicle, Volumes 32–33. United Nations, Office of Public Information. p. 19.
- ↑ "S/1995/986 – Report of the Secretary-General". United Nations. 24 November 1995. http://www.undemocracy.com/S-1995-986.pdf.
- ↑ Newman, Edward (1998). The UN Secretary-General from the Cold War to the new era: a global peace and security mandate?. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 157. ISBN 978-0-312-21101-1.
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