Security Council Extends AMISOM Mandate, Adopts Statement on Women’s Role in Peace and Security
The Security Council unanimously decided to authorize a brief extension of the mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), which was due to expire on 31 October. Meeting in the Temporary North Lawn Building, on a day when most of the UN Secretariat complex was closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Council also adopted a statement promoting the role of women in peace and security.
Council members vote unanimously to adopt resolution 2072 (2012),
authorizing AMISOM to maintain deployment until 7 November.