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UN Extends Mandate Of Iraq Mission

The Security Council has extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for another 12 months.

In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-member body encouraged the Iraqi government “to continue strengthening democracy and the rule of law, improving security and public order and combating terrorism and sectarian violence across the country.”

The council stressed that challenges remain and “that improvements need to be sustained through meaningful political dialogue and national unity.”

The council urged the government to continue to promote and protect human rights and also to consider additional steps to support the Independent High Commission for Human Rights in carrying out its mandate.
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