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UNA-USA Resolution Endorses Rapid Reaction Force
S.10 Supporting UN Peacekeeping Forces

The following is an excerpted copy of a resolution adopted by the United Nations Association of the USA at the 2007 Biennial National Convention at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City held between 28 February and 4 March 2007.

The National Convention of the United Nations Association of the United States of America,

Recalling () that the UN should be capable of fielding a fully operational peacekeeping operation within thirty days of a Security Council resolution; and

Recognizing that the faithful implementation of the Responsibility to Protect requires that the UN have timely access to sufficient numbers of well trained and equipped peacekeeping forces and requires that the Security Council act promptly to authorize appropriate actions implementing the doctrine;

Therefore,

Strongly encourages the United States government to ensure that the UN Peacebuilding Commission and the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations have access to adequate financial and staff resources;

Urges the member states of the UN, in cooperation with the Secretary-General, to establish at the behest of the Security Council an intervention capacity consisting of well trained and equipped peacekeeping forces capable of being deployed rapidly and enjoying, as part of this capacity, the logistical means to accomplish such deployments; ()

Full text is available at:
http://www.unausa.org/site/pp.asp?c=fvKRI8MPJpF&b=2578417#10
 

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