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... reaffirming the Security Council’s role in promoting an environment that is conducive to the facilitation of humanitarian access to those in need,

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Decides that [UN Mission]’s mandate shall include the following priority tasks: ... (f) Humanitarian assistance – In support of [affected country’s] authorities, to contribute to the creation of a secure environment for the safe, civilian-led delivery of humanitarian assistance, in accordance with humanitarian principles, ... and refugees in close coordination with humanitarian actors;

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... invites States and the Secretary-General to bring to its attention information regarding the unlawful denial [of safe and unimpeded access of humanitarian personnel to civilians in armed conflicts] in violation of international law, where such denial may constitute a threat to international peace and security, and, in this regard, expresses its willingness to consider such information and, when necessary, to adopt appropriate steps;

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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], ... paying particular attention to ... humanitarian personnel ...,

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[op. 1] Demands that all parties cease hostilities without delay, and engage immediately ... for a durable humanitarian pause for at least 30 consecutive days throughout [affected country], to enable the safe, unimpeded and sustained delivery of humanitarian aid and services and medical evacuations of the critically sick and wounded, in accordance with applicable international law; [op. 10] ... underscores the need for the parties to agree on humanitarian pauses, days of tranquillity, localized ceasefires and truces to allow humanitarian agencies safe and unhindered access to all affected areas in [affected country], ...

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Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall include the following immediate priority tasks: ... (c) Facilitate the creation of a secure environment for the immediate, full, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance – To improve coordination with humanitarian actors, in order to facilitate the creation of a secure environment for the immediate, full, safe and unhindered, civilian-led delivery of humanitarian assistance, in accordance with United Nations guiding humanitarian principles and relevant provisions of international law, ...

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Decides to authorize [regional organization’s Mission] to carry out the following priority tasks: ... (d) To secure key supply routes including to areas recovered from [armed group], in particular those essential to improving the humanitarian situation, and those critical for logistical support to [regional organization’s Mission], underscoring that the delivery of logistics remains a joint responsibility between the United Nations and [regional organization];

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[pp. 21] ... recognising [Government of affected country]’s commitment to cooperate with [UN Mission] and humanitarian personnel on all logistical issues and calling on [Government of affected country] to continuously honour its commitment in full to ensure that humanitarian personnel and [UN Mission] can operate in support of addressing basic needs, [op. 6] Requests the Secretary-General and [Head of regional organization’s relevant institution], in consultation with [UN-regional Mission], to provide a written assessment by [date] on the following: ... (ii) the impact of [first phase of Mission’s drawdown] on the areas that [UN-regional Mission] has withdrawn from, including ... the ability for relief actors to provide humanitarian assistance; [op. 12] Reaffirms that [UN-regional Mission] must continue to give priority in decisions about the use of available capacity and resources to: ... (b) ensuring safe, timely and unhindered humanitarian access, and the safety and security of humanitarian personnel and activities, in accordance with relevant provisions of international law and the United Nations guiding principles on humanitarian assistance; and requests [UN-regional Mission] to maximise the use of its capabilities, in cooperation with the United Nations Country Team and other international and non-governmental actors, in the implementation of its mission-wide comprehensive strategy for the achievement of these objectives; [op. 32] ... acknowledges improvements in humanitarian access resulting [from administrative instructions issued by relevant authorities of affected country] but expresses concern that these are not being implemented in full [op. 33] ... stresses the need for the timely issuing of visas and travel permits for humanitarian organisations, the rapid processing of technical agreements and reduced restrictions on recruitment and employment of personnel and the selection of partners;

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Urges all parties to the conflict to ensure respect for and protection of humanitarian personnel, facilities, and their means of transport and equipment, and to facilitate safe, timely and unhindered access for humanitarian organisations to deliver lifesaving aid to affected people, and in particular in the case of Governments, where applicable, through facilitating bureaucratic and administrative procedures such as the expediting of outstanding registrations, and importation of humanitarian supplies, and further calls upon Governments in [region] to increase collaboration with United Nations partners including through more effective civilian-military coordination mechanisms;

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... supporting [Government of affected country]’s essential role in the provision of humanitarian assistance to its citizens in coordination with efficient and effective delivery by United Nations agencies, funds and programmes,

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[pp. 5] ... urging [Government of affected country] to work with international partners to address the urgent humanitarian crisis faced by the people of [affected region], including by improving the facilitation of timely and unhindered humanitarian access to all areas by humanitarian agencies and personnel, consistent with the United Nations guiding principles of humanitarian assistance, including humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence, and the relevant provisions of international law, [op. 23] Urges the Government of [affected country] respond to the [relevant Security Council sanctions Committee] requests on ... investigations conducted and accountability measures undertaken for attacks against ... humanitarian personnel; and ... measures taken to allow timely, safe, and unhindered access for humanitarian relief to [areas affected by humanitarian crisis], in accordance with international law, including international humanitarian law, and the United Nations guiding principles of humanitarian assistance, including humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence;

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Noting the role that ceasefire agreements which are consistent with humanitarian principles and international humanitarian law can play in facilitating the delivery of humanitarian assistance in order to help save civilian lives, and recalling in this regard that [specific cessation of hostilities agreement], endorsed in [Security Council resolution], when implemented, have benefited the humanitarian situation,

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... calls on [Government of affected country] to take action, to deter, and to hold those responsible to account for any hostile or other actions that impede [UN Mission] or international and national humanitarian actors;

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Recalling the commitments made by [Government of affected country] and other signatories to [peace agreement] to ensure the unimpeded access of humanitarian assistance to the population in need and the protection of humanitarian workers and their operations in areas under their control, ...

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... recognizes that in accordance with [peace agreement], [Government of affected country] shall review [legislation applicable to non-Governmental organizations], and submit the legislation to a process of public consultation to ensure that such legislation is consistent with international best practice and with its commitment to create an enabling political, administrative, operational and legal environment for the delivery of humanitarian assistance and protection,

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... urging all parties to take all appropriate steps to ensure the safety and security of United Nations and associated personnel, those of its specialized agencies, and all other personnel engaged in humanitarian relief activities,

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Urging all those concerned to allow full unimpeded access by humanitarian personnel to all people in need of assistance, and to make available, as far as possible, all necessary facilities for their operations, and to promote the safety, security, and freedom of movement of humanitarian personnel and United Nations staff, its associated personnel and their assets, and also to respect and protect health care workers and medical transport and facilities

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Requests the Secretary-General to intensify his efforts in order to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance and evacuation, including the establishment of humanitarian pauses, as appropriate, in coordination with the Government of [affected country], and calls on ... parties [in affected country] to cooperate with the Secretary-General to deliver humanitarian aid to those in need

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Requests the Secretary-General to include in all his country-specific situation reports, and other relevant reports which address the protection of civilians, the issue of the safety and security of humanitarian personnel and United Nations and its associated personnel, including recording specific acts of violence against such personnel, remedial actions taken to prevent similar incidents and actions taken to identify and hold accountable those who commit such acts, and to provide the Security Council with recommendations on measures to prevent similar incidents, ensure accountability and enhance the safety and security of such personnel

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Also decides that all ... parties to the conflict [in affected country] shall enable the immediate and unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance directly to people throughout [affected country], by the United Nations humanitarian agencies and their implementing partners, on the basis of United Nations assessments of need and devoid of any political prejudices and aims, including by immediately removing all impediments to the provision of humanitarian assistance

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Decides to establish a monitoring mechanism, under the authority of the United Nations Secretary-General, to monitor, with the consent of the relevant neighbouring countries of [affected country], the loading of all humanitarian relief consignments of the United Nations humanitarian agencies and their implementing partners at the relevant United Nations facilities, and any subsequent opening of the consignments by the customs authorities of the relevant neighbouring countries, for passage into [affected country] across the border crossings of [locations], and with notification by the United Nations to the ... authorities [of affected country], in order to confirm the humanitarian nature of these relief consignments

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Decides that the mandate of [UN Mission] shall initially focus on the following priority tasks: (c) Facilitate the immediate, full, safe and unhindered delivery of humanitarian assistance – To contribute, including through effective civil-military coordination and in close coordination with humanitarian actors, to the creation of a secure environment for the immediate, full, safe and unhindered, civilian-led delivery of humanitarian assistance, in accordance with United Nations guiding humanitarian principles and relevant provisions of international law, ...

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Demands that all parties, in particular the [national] authorities, promptly allow rapid, safe and unhindered humanitarian access for United Nations humanitarian agencies and their implementing partners, including across conflict lines and across borders, in order to ensure that humanitarian assistance reaches people in need through the most direct routes

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Calls upon all parties to immediately lift the sieges of populated areas, including [occupied towns] and other locations, and demands that all parties allow the delivery of humanitarian assistance, including medical assistance, cease depriving civilians of food and medicine indispensable to their survival, and enable the rapid, safe and unhindered evacuation of all civilians who wish to leave, and underscores the need for the parties to agree on humanitarian pauses, days of tranquillity, localized ceasefires and truces to allow humanitarian agencies safe and unhindered access to all affected areas in [affected country], recalling that starvation of civilians as a method of combat is prohibited by international humanitarian law

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The Security Council further urges the ... authorities to take immediate steps to facilitate the expansion of humanitarian relief operations, and lift bureaucratic impediments and other obstacles, including through: (a) expediting the approval of further domestic and international Non-Governmental Organizations to engage in humanitarian relief activities; (b) easing and expediting the procedures for the operationalization of further humanitarian hubs, the entry and movement of humanitarian personnel and convoys by granting the necessary visas and permits in a predictable manner, the importation of goods and equipment, such as communication tools, protective armoured vehicles and medical and surgical equipment, needed for humanitarian operations; (c) promptly facilitating safe and unhindered humanitarian access to people in need, through the most effective ways, including across conflict lines and, where appropriate, across borders from neighbouring countries in accordance with the UN guiding principles of humanitarian emergency assistance; and (d) accelerating approval for the implementation of humanitarian projects, including those in the revised ... Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan.

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