TitleResolution 1872 (2009) / adopted by the Security Council at its 6127th meeting, on 26 May 2009
Security Council resolution 1872 (2009) [on renewal of the authorization of the African Union to maintain the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)]
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Decides to authorize the Member States of the African Union to maintain AMISOM until 31Jan. 2010 to carry out its existing mandate; requests the Secretary-General to continue to provide a logistical support package for AMISOM comprising equipment and services; requests AMISOM to ensure that all equipment and services provided under the support package are used in a transparent and effective manner for their designated purposes, and further requests the African Union to report to the Secretary-General on the usage of such equipment and services in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding to be established between UN and African Union based on appropriate internal control procedures; requests the Secretary-General to continue to provide technical and expert advice to the African Union in the planning and deployment of AMISOM through the existing UN planning team in Addis Ababa; urges Member States, regional and international organizations to contribute generously to the UN Trust Fund for AMISOM while noting that the existence of the trust fund does not preclude the conclusion of direct bilateral arrangements in support of AMISOM; requests the Secretary-General, through his Special Representative for Somalia and the UN Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), to coordinate effectively and develop an integrated approach to all activities of the UN system in Somalia, to provide good offices and political support for the efforts to establish lasting peace and stability in Somalia and to mobilize resources and support from the international community for both the immediate recovery and long-term economic development of Somalia.