TitleResolution 643 (1989) / adopted by the Security Council at its 2886th meeting, on 31 October 1989.
Security Council resolution 643 (1989) [on the holding of free and fair elections in Namibia]
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Expresses its firm determination to implement resolution 435 (1978) in its original and definitive form in order to ensure holding of free and fair elections in Namibia under the supervision and control of the UN; reaffirms its commitment in carrying out the continuing legal responsibility over Namibia until its independence; demands immediate, full and strict compliance by all parties concerned, in particular South Africa, with the terms of resolutions 435 (1978), 632 (1989) and 640 (1989); further reiterates its demand for the complete disbandment of all remaining paramilitary and ethnic forces and commando units, in particular the Koevoet and the South-West Africa Territorial Force; requests the Secretary-General to pursue his efforts to ensure the immediate replacement of the remaining South African Defence Forces personnel; demands the immediate repeal of such remaining restrictive and discriminatory laws and regulations as inhibit the holding of free and fair elections and that no such new laws be introduced and endorses the position of the Secretary-General that Proclamation AG 8 should be repealed; invites the Secretary-General to keep under his constant review the adequacy of the number of police monitors; demands that the South West Africa Police extend full co-operation to the UNTAG civil police in carrying out the tasks entrusted to it under the settlement plan; mandates the Secretary-General to ensure that all necessary arrangements are made in accordance with the settlement plan to safeguard the territorial integrity and security of Namibia.
Expresses its firm determination to implement resolution 435 (1978) in its original and definitive form in order to ensure holding of free and fair elections in Namibia. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Security Council, 1989. - S/INF/45. - 1990. - p. 6-7. - (SCOR, 44th year).