The Security Council today authorized an increase of 750 military personnel, 280 police personnel and 20 corrections officers for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), over the levels authorized by resolution 2149 (2014).
Unanimously adopting resolution 2212 (2015), the 15-member body also requested the Secretary-General to keep the new levels of military and police personnel and corrections officers under continuous review.
The meeting began at 10:22 a.m. and ended at 10:24 a.m.
The full text of resolution 2212 (2015) reads as follows:
“The Security Council,
“Recalling its previous resolutions and statements on the Central African Republic, in particular resolutions 2121 (2013), 2127 (2013), 2134 (2014), 2149 (2014), 2181 (2014) and 2196 (2015) as well as Presidential Statement S/PRST/2014/28 of 18 December 2014,
“Taking note of the letter dated 29 January 2015 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council,
“Determining that the situation in the Central African Republic continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security,
“Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations,
“1. Decides to authorize an increase of 750 military personnel, 280 police personnel and 20 corrections officers for MINUSCA, in addition to the personnel authorized by paragraph 20 of resolution 2149 (2014);
“2. Requests that the Secretary-General keep the new levels of military personnel, police personnel and corrections officers in MINUSCA under continuous review;
“3. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.”