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Underscores that [UN Mission]’s protection of civilians mandate as set out in [paragraph of previous resolution] includes taking the necessary actions to protect civilians under imminent threat of physical violence, irrespective of the source of such violence;

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Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall be the following: ... (g) Support for compliance with international humanitarian and human rights law – To contribute to the promotion and protection of human rights in [affected country], with special attention to grave violations and abuses committed against children and women, notably sexual- and gender-based violence, in close coordination with the Independent Expert established under [relevant UN Human Rights Council resolution]; – To monitor, help investigate, and report to the Council, on abuses and violations of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law, including those against children in line with resolutions 1612 (2005), 1882 (2009), 1998 (2011) 2068 (2012) and 2143 (2014), in order to prevent such abuses and violations and to end impunity; – To bring to the attention of the Council all individuals identified as perpetrators of serious human rights violations and to keep the Committee established [by the Security Council to oversee the implementation of sanctions regime in relation to the situation in affected country] informed of any significant developments in this regard when appropriate ...

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Reaffirming that the successful protection of civilians is critical to the fulfilment of [UN Mission]’s mandate and the delivery of an improved security environment, also stressing the importance of peaceful means and progress on key reforms to promote the protection of civilians

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Emphasizes [UN Mission]’s Chapter VII mandate, as defined in [Security Council resolution], to deliver its core tasks to protect civilians without prejudice to the primary responsibility of the Government of [affected country] and to ensure the freedom of movement and security of [UN Mission]’s own personnel and humanitarian workers; recalls that [UN Mission] is authorized to take all the necessary action in fulfilment of this mandate; and urges [UN Mission] to deter any threats against itself and its mandate

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... calls on States which have not already done so to consider ratifying the instruments of international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law, and to take appropriate steps to implement these instruments domestically, which could contribute to timely prevention of conflicts

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Urges the Government to take concrete and discernible steps to prevent and mitigate inter-communal violence by seeking a broad national consensus on addressing effectively identity and land tenure issues

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... encouraging the efforts to ensure adequate human rights capacity and expertise within [the Mission] to carry out its human rights promotion, protection, and monitoring activities

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Notes the priority of [the Mission]’ mandated tasks ... for the protection of civilians and for the achievement of an improved security environment, urges [the Mission] to deploy its assets accordingly ...

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... urges [the Mission] to enhance its efforts to prevent civilian casualties;

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... reaffirms that the protection of civilians must be given priority in decisions about the use of available capacity and resources and encourages further the use of innovative measures implemented by [the mission] in the protection of civilians;

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Recalls its authorization and stresses its full support given to the [the mission], while impartially implementing its mandate, to use all necessary means to carry out its mandate to protect civilians under imminent threat of physical violence, within its capabilities and its areas of deployment, including to prevent the use of heavy weapons against the civilian population and requests the Secretary-General to keep it urgently informed of measures taken and efforts made in this regard.

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Reaffirms its practice of ensuring that mandates of UN peacekeeping and other relevant missions include, where appropriate and on a case-by-case basis, provisions regarding the protection of civilians, stresses that mandated protection activities must be given priority in decisions about the use of available capacity and resources, including information and intelligence resources, in the implementation of mandates; and recognizes, that the protection of civilians when and as mandated requires a coordinated response from all relevant mission components.

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Recognizes the increasingly valuable role that regional organizations and other intergovernmental institutions play in the protection of civilians, and encourages the Secretary-General and the heads of regional and other intergovernmental organizations to continue their efforts to strengthen their partnership in this regard.

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... stressing that any national caveat that negatively affects the implementation of mandate effectiveness should not be accepted by the Secretary-General, and further highlighting that lack of effective command and control, refusal to obey orders, failure to respond to attacks on civilians, inadequate equipment, and financial resources may adversely affect the shared responsibility for effective mandate implementation,

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Calls upon all parties to cooperate fully with the operations of [UN Mission], including its free interaction with all interlocutors, and to take the necessary steps to ensure the security of as well as unhindered movement and immediate access for the United Nations and associated personnel in carrying out their mandate, in conformity with existing agreements;

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... calls upon [Government of affected country] to continue to cooperate with the team of international experts on the situation in [specific region of affected country], as mandated by the Human Rights Council in [relevant HRC resolution], and urges [Government of affected country] to fully cooperate with the united Nations team deployed, as agreed, to assist [affected country’s authorities] investigations into the deaths of [UN staff], and ensure all perpetrators are brought to justice and held accountable;

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[pp. 13] Demanding that all parties, particularly [Government of affected country] and [opposition group], end all obstructions to [UN Mission], including inter alia carrying out its mandate to monitor and investigate human rights, [op. 3] ... stresses the sanctity of United Nations protection sites, specifically underscores that individuals or entities that are responsible or complicit in, or have engaged in, directly or indirectly, attacks against [UN Mission] personnel and premises and any humanitarian personnel, may meet the designation criteria [by relevant Security Council sanctions Committee for the imposition of Security Council-established targeted sanctions in relation to situation in affected country], and in this regard takes note of [Special Report of the Secretary-General on the renewal of the mandate of UN Mission] that the steady re-supply of weapons and ammunition to [affected country] has directly affected the safety of UN personnel and [UN Mission]’s ability to carry out its mandate, takes note of [act of relevant regional organization] which states that signatories to [agreement on cessation of hostilities in affected country] should be deprived of the means to continue fighting, and further expresses its intention to consider all measures, including an arms embargo, as appropriate, to deprive the parties of the means to continue fighting and to prevent violations of [agreement on cessation of hostilities in affected country];

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Urges all parties to abide scrupulously by their obligation to respect the safety of [UN Mission] and other United Nations personnel and to ensure that the freedom of movement of [UN Mission] is fully respected and unimpeded, in conformity with its mandate and its rules of engagement including by avoiding any course of action which endangers United Nations personnel, and in this regard, calls for further cooperation between [UN Mission] and [armed forces of affected country] in particular regarding coordinated and adjacent patrols, welcomes the commitment of [affected country’s authorities] to protect [UN Mission] movements ...

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... strongly condemning attacks against peacekeepers, underlining that these attacks may constitute war crimes under international law, stressing that those responsible for these acts should be held accountable, calling on [Government of affected country] to swiftly investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice and further stressing the importance of [UN Mission] having the necessary capacities to promote the safety and security of the United Nations peacekeepers,

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... encouraging [Government of affected country] to facilitate access for [human rights component of UN Mission] to all detention centres, hospitals and morgues and all other premises required for documenting human rights violations,

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[pp. 17] Stressing the need for improved cooperation between [Government of affected country] and [panel of experts established by the Security Council to assist the relevant Security Council sanctions Committee], during the course of its mandate, reiterating its call on all parties in [affected region] to cooperate fully with its mission, including by ensuring its free movement in, and access to, the region, notably to areas of armed conflict and areas of reported violations and abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law, expressing continued concern at all the continued obstacles and impediments imposed by [Government of affected country] on the work of the Panel of Experts, [pp. 19] Emphasizing the need to respect the provisions of the United Nations Charter concerning privileges and immunities, and the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, as applicable to United Nations operations and persons engaged in such operations,

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... demands all parties to provide [UN staff and staff of other relevant institutions monitoring evacuations from urban areas affected by hostilities] with safe, immediate and unimpeded access;

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Condemns in the strongest terms attacks on and threats made to [UN Mission] personnel and United Nations facilities, as well as those of [regional Mission], stresses that such attacks may constitute violations of the SOFA and/or war crimes, demands that all parties respect the inviolability of United Nations premises and immediately desist and refrain from any violence against those gathered at United Nations facilities, reiterates that [Government of affected country] is bound by the terms of the SOFA, and further demands the immediate and safe release of detained and kidnapped United Nations and associated personnel;

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Decides that if ... the Secretary General reports political or operational impediments to operationalizing [specific uniformed component of UN Mission] or obstructions to [UN Mission] in performance of its mandate, due to the actions of [Government of affected country], within five days of receipt of such report it shall consider appropriate measures including those measures described in the draft resolution in Annex [providing for arms embargo in relation to the situation in affected country];

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Urges the Government of [affected country] to continue to cooperate fully with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) ...

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