Security Council Resolution 2258

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Resolution Reference PDF: 

Security Council Resolution 2258.

Resolution Extracts: 

Security Council Resolution 2258: Preamble.

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Justice, Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform
Security Council Agenda Geographical Topic: 

Strongly condemning the arbitrary detention and torture of individuals in Syria, notably in prisons and detention facilities, as well as the kidnappings, abductions, hostage taking and forced disappearances, and demanding 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 including United Nations and humanitarian personnel and journalists,

Expressing grave concern at the more than 4.2 million refugees, including more than 3.2 million women and children, who have fled Syria as a result of ongoing violence, and recognizing that the continued deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Syria is further contributing to the movement of refugees and poses risks to regional stability,