3601st Meeting
November 30, 1995

Resolution 1026 (1995)

The Security Council,

  • Recalling all its previous relevant resolutions and in particular its resolutions 982 (1995) of 31 March 1995 and 998 (1995) of 16 June 1995,

  • Reaffirming its commitment to the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina,

  • Welcoming again the initialling of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Annexes thereto (collectively the Peace Agreement, S/1995/999, annex) by the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the other parties thereto on 21 November 1995, in Dayton, Ohio, signifying agreement between the parties to sign formally the Peace Agreement,

  • Stressing the need for all parties to comply fully with all provisions of the Peace Agreement, and, prior to the entry into force of that agreement, the need for all parties to cooperate fully with the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) and to maintain the current cease-fire agreement,

  • Welcoming the positive role played by UNPROFOR, and paying tribute to the personnel of UNPROFOR in the performance of their mandate,

  • Having considered the report of the Secretary-General of 23 November 1995 (S/1995/987),

  • Reaffirming its determination to ensure the security and freedom of movement of the personnel of United Nations peace-keeping operations in the territory of the former Yugoslavia, and, to these ends, acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations,

  1. Welcomes the report of the Secretary-General of 23 November 1995;

  2. Decides to extend the mandate of UNPROFOR for a period terminating on 31 January 1996, pending further action by the Council with regard to the implementation of the Peace Agreement;

  3. Invites the Secretary-General to keep the Council informed on developments in the peace process and to submit as soon as possible to the Council reports, containing the necessary information and recommendations, on aspects of the implementation of the Peace Agreement as they affect the United Nations in order to enable the Council to take a decision ensuring an orderly transfer of authority as envisaged in the Peace Agreement;

  4. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

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