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Decides further that [UN Mission] and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, within their mandate and in a manner consistent with [affected country’s] sovereignty, leadership and ownership, will continue to lead and coordinate the international civilian efforts, in full cooperation with the Government of [affected country] ... with a particular focus on the priorities laid out below: ... (e) continue, with the support of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, ... to cooperate also with [Government of affected country] and relevant international and local non-governmental organizations ... to monitor places of detention, ...

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Urges the Government of [affected country], as well as all [affected country’s] stakeholders, to cooperate fully with the deployment and activities of the United Nations police component in [affected country], and to allow full and unhindered access by United Nations personnel to places of detention and individual detainees;

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... stressing the need to transfer detainees to State authority,

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... emphasizes the importance of ensuring, within its current mandate, [AU-UN Mission]’s and other relevant organizations’ ability to monitor [cases of arbitrary arrest and detention]; and in this regard urges the Government of [affected country] to extend even greater cooperation with [AU-UN Mission] towards fulfilment of this goal and to provide accountability and access to justice for victims; calls on the Government of [affected country] fully to respect its obligations, including by fulfilling its commitment to lift the state of emergency in [affected area], releasing all political prisoners and allowing free expression

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Condemns cases of torture and mistreatment, and deaths by torture, in detention centres in [affected country], calls upon the ... government [of affected country] to take all steps necessary to accelerate the judicial process, transfer detainees to State authority and prevent and investigate violations and abuses of human rights, calls for all ... parties [in affected country] to cooperate with ... government [of affected country] efforts in this regard, calls for the immediate release of all individuals arbitrarily arrested or detained in [affected country], including foreign nationals, and underscores the ... government [of affected country]’s primary responsibility for promoting and protecting the human rights of all persons in [affected country], particularly those of ... migrants and other foreign nationals

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Reiterates the need for [AU Mission] to ensure that any detainees in their custody, including disengaged combatants, are treated in strict compliance with applicable obligations under international humanitarian law and human rights law, including ensuring their humane treatment, and further reiterates its request for [AU Mission] to allow appropriate access to detainees by a neutral body

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Expressing concern at reports of human rights violations and abuses in detention, calls upon the government to ensure that the conditions of detention of detainees are in line with international obligations and to take all steps necessary to prevent and investigate violations and abuse of human rights in the context of detention and welcomes the support provided by the [regional organization] and [country] in this regard

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Expresses concern at the reports of human rights violations received by [UN mission] and its partners, ... and calls upon the ... Government of [affected country] to promote respect for and actively protect human rights, including of persons in detention centres

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Expressing grave concern at the lack of judicial process for conflict-related detainees, including children, many of whom continue to be held outside state authority, and at reports of human rights violations and abuses, including torture and sexual and gender-based violence, in detention centres, and, in that regard, underlining that all parties in [affected country] should extend full cooperation to [UN Mission] on all issues pertaining to the promotion and protection of human rights

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Strongly condemns the arbitrary detention and torture of civilians in [affected country], notably in prisons and detention facilities, as well as the kidnappings, abductions and forced disappearances, and demands the immediate end of these practices and the release of all arbitrarily detained persons starting with women and children, as well as sick, wounded and elderly people and including United Nations personnel and journalists

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Calls upon the Government to ensure that the conditions of protection and detention ... are in line with international obligations, including with regard to access by relevant organizations with a mandate to monitor detention centres, and fulfil their prosecutions and trials in accordance with international obligations relating to due process and fair trial requirements

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Commending the work of the Committee on Missing Persons, highlighting the importance of intensifying its activities, and therefore the need to provide all information required as expressed in the press release of the Committee on Missing Persons on [date] regarding review of archival materials, noting that the remains of [X] missing persons, from a total of [Y]] have not yet been positively identified, urging the opening up of access to all areas expeditiously to allow the Committee to carry out its work, and trusting that this process will promote reconciliation between the communities,

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... expressing concern at ongoing reports of ... combatants [from other country] missing in action since the clashes in [year], calling on [State parties to conflict] to continue to engage in resolving the issues of combatants, and urging [affected country] to share any further available detailed information pertaining to the combatants, ...

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Welcomes all efforts to accommodate the Committee on Missing Persons exhumation requirements as well as the joint appeal for information issued by [heads of States involved in international dispute], and calls upon all parties to provide more expeditious, full access to all areas, given the need to intensify the Committee ’s work;

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... welcoming the establishment by [affected country’s head of Government] of a committee to investigate reported violations and abuses, including the reports of missing men and boys from [city of affected country] and other territories liberated from [armed group], and stressing the need for all such allegations, wherever they occur, to be immediately and comprehensively investigated and, as appropriate, prosecuted,

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... encourages international partners to insist on respect for international human rights law, international humanitarian law and accountability as a necessary condition when partnering with [defence and security forces of affected country] or other armed actors;

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[op. 36] Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall include the following priority tasks, bearing in mind that these tasks as well as those in [paragraph of Security Council resolution] are mutually reinforcing: (i) Protection of civilians (a) Ensure effective, dynamic and integrated protection of civilians under threat of physical violence through a comprehensive approach, including by preventing, deterring, and stopping all armed groups and local militias from inflicting violence on the populations, and by supporting and undertaking local mediation efforts to prevent escalation of violence, paying particular attention to civilians gathered in displaced persons and refugee camps, peaceful demonstrators, humanitarian personnel and human rights defenders, in line with the basic principles of peacekeeping and with a focus on violence emerging from any of the parties engaged in the conflict, outbreaks of violence between ethnic or religious rival groups or communities in identified territories, as well as in the context of elections, and mitigating the risk to civilians before, during and after any military operation; [op. 48] Urges the United Nations to continuously incorporate lessons learned to conduct reforms across [UN Mission] to better enable its offices and contingents to implement its mandate, in particular regarding the protection of civilians, and to improve Mission chain of command, increase the effectiveness of [UN Mission] operations, strengthen safety and security of personnel, and enhance [UN Mission]’s ability to manage complex situations, including the risk posed by improvised explosive devices and other explosive hazards;

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[op. 7 (a) (i)] Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall be as follows, and authorizes [UN Mission] to use all necessary means to perform the following tasks: (a) Protection of civilians: (i) To protect civilians under threat of physical violence, irrespective of the source of such violence, within its capacity and areas of deployment, with specific protection for women and children, including through the continued use of the Mission’s Child Protection and Women Protection Advisers ... [op. 12] Emphasizes that protection of civilians must be given priority in decisions about the use of available capacity and resources within the mission, ...

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Decides further that [UN Mission] and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, within their mandate and in a manner consistent with [affected country’s] sovereignty, leadership and ownership, will continue to lead and coordinate the international civilian efforts, in full cooperation with the Government of [affected country] ... with a particular focus on the priorities laid out below: ... (e) continue, with the support of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, ... to cooperate ... with [Government of affected country] and relevant international and local non-governmental organizations to monitor the situation of civilians, to coordinate efforts to ensure their protection, to monitor places of detention, to promote accountability, and to assist in the full implementation of the fundamental freedoms and human rights provisions of the [affected country’s] Constitution and international treaties to which [affected country] is a State party ...

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Calls upon regional and international partners to support, through voluntary contributions, technical assistance and advice, ... efforts [of States contributing troops to regional force] in the establishment and implementation of [compliance framework to prevent, investigate, address and publicly report violations and abuses of human rights law and violations of international humanitarian law related to regional force] by [States contributing troops to regional force] and [regional force], and encourages all relevant partners, ... within the framework of their respective mandates and existing resources, to support the implementation of the compliance framework and to ensure close coordination of their activities in this regard;

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Recalling the commitments under [political agreement] by all States of the region not to interfere in the internal affairs of neighbouring countries, and to neither tolerate nor provide assistance or support of any kind to armed groups, and reiterating its strong condemnation of any and all internal or external support to armed groups active in the region, including through financial, logistical or military support, and not to harbour war criminals,

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[op.33] Reiterates the importance of current and future Troop- and Police-contributing countries (T/PCCs) providing troops and police with adequate capabilities, equipment and predeployment training in order to enhance the capacity of [UN Mission] to operate effectively and requests the Secretary-General to accelerate the recruitment of qualified staff, who have the competencies, education, work experience and language skills to adequately and effectively implement the tasks enumerated in [paragraphs of resolution defining UN Mission’s mandate, including the protection of civilians]; [op.42] Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall include the following priority tasks: (a) Protection of civilians (i) To protect, without prejudice to the primary responsibility of [affected country’s authorities] and the basic principles of peacekeeping in line with S/PRST/2015/22, the civilian population under threat of physical violence; ... (iv) To identify and report threats to and attacks against civilians and implement prevention and response plans and strengthen civil-military cooperation; ...

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Reaffirms that States bear the primary responsibility for protection of civilians and recognizes the important role that United Nations Police Components can play, where and as mandated, in the protection of civilians, including in preventing and addressing sexual and gender based violence, and, where applicable, conflict-related sexual violence and violations and abuses against children in the context of conflict and post-conflict situations, including, where appropriate, supporting the efforts of host-authorities to build and reform policing and law enforcement institutions so they are able to sustainably and consistently protect civilians, and in this regard: ... (b) Requests the Secretary-General to ensure that United Nations Police Components support protection of civilians activities as part of the whole of mission approach in missions with protection of civilians mandates; ...

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... calls upon [regional organization] to investigate and report allegations of violations and abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law [attributed to personnel of regional organization’s Mission], as well as continuing to ensure the highest standards of transparency, and conduct and discipline;

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Reiterates the primary responsibility of Member States to protect civilian populations on their territories, in accordance with their obligations under international law, and calls on all Governments in the Region, and as relevant the United Nations and other actors, to prioritise human rights protection concerns including through: greater cooperation by concerned Governments with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Offices of the Special Representatives on Sexual Violence in Conflict and Children and Armed Conflict; ... enhanced capacity and responsiveness of national human rights mechanisms across the Region; and taking measures to increase the number of women in the security sector;

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