TitleStatement / by the President of the Security Council
Statement [on the item entitled "The situation in Africa"] Statement made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 3927th meeting, 16 Sept. 1998, in connection with prior consultations held among Council members on the item entitled "The situation in Africa" / President, Security Council
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The Security Council welcomes the report of the Secretary-General of 13 Apr. 1998 on "The causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa" (A/52/871-S/1998/318); agrees with the Secretary-General that the credibility of UN in Africa to a great extent depends upon the willingness of the international community to act and to explore new means of advancing the objectives of peace and security in the African continent; expresses its commitment to exercising this responsibility in relation to Africa, and affirms that strengthening Africa's capacity to participate in all aspects of peacekeeping operations is a key priority; encourages increased bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the field of peacekeeping between Member States, UN and OAU as well as subregional organizations in Africa; stresses the need for it to be fully informed of peacekeeping activities carried out or planned by regional or subregional organizations; and requests the Secretary-General to study ways to improve the availability of logistics for peacekeeping efforts in Africa.