11.05.2021
Resolution of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly: Cooperation between the United Nations and Regional and Other Organizations: cooperation between the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization

Resolution of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly: Cooperation between the United Nations and Regional and Other Organizations: cooperation between the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization

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Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on cooperation between the United Nations and regional and other organizations1,

Referring to the Articles of the Charter of the United Nations that encourage measures for regional cooperation to advance the purposes and principles of the United Nations,

Referring also to its resolution 59/50 of 2 December 2004, in which it granted the Collective Security Treaty Organization observer status in the General Assembly,

Referring further to its resolutions 64/256 of 2 March 2010, 65/122 13 December 2010, 67/6 of 19 November 2012, 69/12 of 11 November 2014, 71/12 of 21 November 2016 and 73/331 of 25 July 2019 on cooperation between the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization and to its Declaration on the Enhancement of Cooperation between the United Nations and Regional Arrangements or Agencies in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security, 2,

 1 A/75/345-S/2020/898.

2 Резолюция 49/57, Resolution.

 21-05282 (R)       220421     220421

Referring to all previous relevant resolutions of the Security Council, including resolution 1631 (2005) of 17 October 2005, and the relevant statements by its President, including those of 13 January 20103 and 6 August 2013,4 which underline the importance of developing effective partnerships between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and statutes of regional and subregional organizations,

Referring also to the Joint Declaration on Cooperation between the Secretariats of the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization of 18 March 2010,

Noting with satisfaction that, since the signing of the Collective Security Treaty, the Collective Security Treaty Organization has transformed into a multifunctional structure with the potential to provide an adequate response to a wide range of threats and challenges within the area of its responsibility,

Encouraging the efforts by the States members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to attain objectives consistent with the purposes and principles of the United Nations,

Stressing the importance of continuing to strive towards achieving a world free of terrorism, including through the comprehensive implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy5 and relevant resolutions of the United Nations, noting also in this regard the various initiatives by member States and regional organizations,

Commending the practical steps of the Collective Security Treaty Organization for the implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy, including cooperation between the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization in the area of counter-terrorism, in particular on the basis of the memorandum of understanding on cooperation and interaction between the secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism, signed on 9 November 2018,

Welcoming the practical contribution of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to the implementation of the Political Declaration and Plan of Action on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and   Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem, adopted by the General Assembly at its sixty-fourth session,6 for the period 2009–2019, as well as the outcome document of the 2016 General Assembly special session on the world drug problem, 7 and emphasizing in particular the great practical importance of the regional operation of the Collective Security Treaty Organization “Kanal”, conducted under the counter-narcotics strategy of the States members of the Organization for the period 2021 –2025

3 S/PRST/2010/1; see Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 1 August 2009 –31 July 2010 (S/INF/65).

4 S/PRST/2013/12; see Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 1 August 2013 –31 July 2014(S/INF/69).

5 Resolution60/288.

6 See Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 2009, Supplement No. 8 (E/2009/28), гл. I, разд. C.

7 Resolution S-30/1, annex.

to combat the smuggling of Afghan opiates and the cannabis group of drugs, cocaine and synthetic substances into the territory of States of the Eurasian region and to counter the activities of organized drug groups and their leaders,

Noting the important efforts of the Collective Security Treaty Organization through its regional operation “Nelegal”, aimed at reducing the incidence and negative impact of irregular migration,

Noting with appreciation the progress in enhancing practical cooperation based on the memorandum of understanding between the secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the Department of Peacekeeping Operations of the United Nations Secretariat of 28 September 2012 on peacekeeping operations, including contributions of States members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to United  Nations peacekeeping operations, as well as the participation of United Nations representatives in Collective Security Treaty Organization peacekeeping training drills,

Welcoming the signing on 17 January 2017 of the memorandum of understanding between the secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,

Noting the firm intention of both organizations to further strengthen existing cooperation by developing specific proposals in the priority areas of cooperation,

1.          Takes note with appreciation of the report of the Secretary-General on cooperation between the United Nations and regional and other organizations, and acknowledges in particular the development of mutually beneficial interaction between the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization;

2.          Notes with appreciation the significant practical contribution and efforts of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to strengthen its peacekeeping capacities and the system of regional security and stability, to counter terrorism and transnational organized crime, to combat illicit trafficking in drugs and weapons, and irregular migration and human trafficking, and to recover from natural an d human- made disasters, thereby contributing to the attainment of the purposes and principles of the United Nations;

3.          Welcomes the efforts of the secretariats of the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization to enhance coordination and cooperation in the areas of mutual interest and to develop concrete modalities for such cooperation, and encourages them to continue their collaboration, including the exchange of information;

4.          Invites the Secretary-General of the United Nations to continue regular consultations with the Secretary-General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, through bilateral contacts and various formats, including consultations between the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the heads of regional organizations;

5.          Invites the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization to continue their interaction in the interest of the consistent and comprehensive implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy;

6.          Invites increased cooperation and coordination among the specialized agencies and programmes of the United Nations system and the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the development of their direct contacts in areas of mutual interest;

7.          Encourages both organizations to continue to examine possible ways to further strengthen their interaction in the area of peacekeeping;

8.          Requests the Secretary-General of the United Nations to submit to the General Assembly at its seventy-seventh session a report on the implementation of the present resolution;

9.          Decides to include in the provisional agenda of its seventy-seventh session, under the item entitled “Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and other organizations”, the sub-item entitled “Cooperation between the United Nations and the Collective Security Treaty Organization”.



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