Security Council resolution 431 (1978) [Namibia]
|Publisher||UN Security Council|
|Publication Date||27 July 1978|
|Citation / Document Symbol||S/RES/431 (1978)|
|Reference||1978 Security Council Resolutions|
|Cite as||UN Security Council, Security Council resolution 431 (1978) [Namibia], 27 July 1978, S/RES/431 (1978), available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f1574c.html [accessed 25 May 2017]|
Resolution 431 (1978) of 27 July 1978
The Security Council,
Recalling its resolution 385 (1976) of 30 January 1976,
Taking note of the proposal for a settlement of the Namibian situation contained in document S/12636 of 10 April 1978,
1. Requests the Secretary-General to appoint a Special Representative for Namibia in order to ensure the early independence of Namibia through free elections under the supervision and control of the United Nations;
2. Further requests the Secretary-General to submit at the earliest possible date a report containing his recommendations for the implementation of the proposal for a settlement of the Namibian situation in accordance with Security Council resolution 385 (1976);
3. Urges all concerned to exert their best efforts towards the achievement of independence by Namibia at the earliest possible date.
Adopted at the 2082nd meeting by 13 votes to none, with 2 abstentions (Czechoslovakia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics).
1 Ibid., Supplement for April, May and June 1978.