14 January 2011
Presidential Statement of the United Nations Security Council on Nepal read by H.E. Mr. Ivan Barbalić, Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the United Nations, in his capacity as the President of the UN Security Council for the month of January 2011
As the UN’s Mission in Nepal completes its preparations for its departure on 15 January 2011, the Security Council expresses its appreciation and thanks to the Secretary-General’s Representative, Karin Landgren and the UNMIN team for their efforts in assisting the people of Nepal as they work to complete the peace process.
The Security Council reaffirms its support for the peace process and calls on the caretaker Government of Nepal and all political parties to redouble their efforts, to continue to work together in the spirit of consensus to fulfil the commitments that they made in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and other agreements, and to resolve expeditiously the outstanding issues of the peace process. The Security Council encourages Nepal to complete its new constitution within the foreseen time frame to help it build a better, more equitable and democratic future for its people.
The Security Council welcomes the ongoing engagement of the Secretary-General and United Nations bodies as they continue to be supportive of the peace process and the people of Nepal.
The Security Council will continue to be supportive of the peace process in Nepal.