United Nations Security Council Resolution 2249
|UN Security Council|
|Date||20 November 2015|
|Subject||Prevention and suppression of Daesh terrorist attacks|
15 voted for|
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 2249 was unanimously adopted on 20 November 2015. It notably calls upon all Member States to redouble their efforts against both ISIL and the al-Nusra Front as well as other al-Qaeda affiliates as designated by the Security Council.
The resolution "unequivocally condemns in the strongest terms the horrifying terrorist attacks perpetrated by ISIL, also known as Da'esh", mentioning the June 2015 attack in Sousse, the October 2015 attack in Ankara, the October 2015 attack over Sinaï, the November 2015 Beirut attack and the November 2015 Paris attacks.
It calls upon "Member States that have the capacity to do so to take all necessary measures", in compliance with international law, international human rights, refugee and humanitarian law, "to redouble and coordinate their efforts to prevent and suppress terrorist acts committed specifically by ISIL also known as Da’esh as well as ANF, and all other individuals, groups, undertakings, and entities associated with al-Qaeda, and other terrorist groups, as designated by the United Nations Security Council."
- "Security Council 'Unequivocally' Condemns ISIL Terrorist Attacks, Unanimously Adopting Text that Determines Extremist Group Poses 'Unprecedented' Threat". United Nations. November 20, 2015. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
- "Security council unanimously calls on UN members to fight Isis". The Guardian. November 20, 2015. Retrieved December 3, 2015.