Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and requested the Secretar y-General to sub-
sume the UnitedNations Oce in Mali (UNOM)5 int o MINUSMA .6 e Security Counci l
decided that the authority be transferred from the A frican-led Internationa l Support
Mission in Mali (AFISMA)7 to MINUSMA on 1 July 2013, including military training ,
provision of equipment, intelligence and logistic al support, at which point MI NUSMA
should commence the implementation of its mandate for an init ial period of 12 months,
and requested the Secreta ry-General to include in MINUSMA, in close coordina-
tion with the AU and ECOWAS, AFISMA militar y and police personnel appropriate to
Resolution 2100 (2013) also dened the composition and mandate of MINUSMA, 8
and authorized the M ission to use all necessary means , within the limits of its capaci-
ties and areas of development, to carr y out its mandate. e Security Council authori zed
French troops, within t he limits of their capacities and areas of deployment, a nd upon
request of the Secretar y-General, to use all necessar y means, from the commencement of
the activitie s of MINUSMA’s mandate, to intervene in support of elements of MI NUSMA
when under imminent and ser iousthreat.
(ii) Changes in the mandate and/or extensions of time limits of ongoing
peacekeeping operations or missions in 2013
a. Cypr us
e UnitedNations Peacekeeping Force in Cypru s (UNFICYP) was established by
Security Council resolution186 (1964) of 4 March 1964.9 e Security Council decided
5 For more informat ion about UNOM, see section A.2(b)(i)(a) of this chapter below.
6 For more information ab out MINUSMA, see ht tp//:www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/
minusma /. See also the report of t he Secretary-Genera l, recommending options for the establ ishment
of a UnitedNations p eacekeeping oper ation there (S/2013/189), the report of the Secreta ry-Genera l
on the situation in Ma li, providing update on the developments sinc e S/2013/189 and deployment of
MINUSMA (S/2013/338), and the report of the S ecretary-Gener al on the situation in Ma li, for the period
from 10 June to 29 September 2013 (S/2013/582).
7 By its resolution20 85 (2012) of 20 December 2 012, the Security Counc il authorized the deploy-
ment of AFISMA for an in itial period of one year. See OP 9, and 9(a)–(f), of resolution2 085 (2012).
8 e Secur ity Council decided t hat MINUSMA would compris e up to 11,200 military per sonnel
and 1,440 police pe rsonnel. e Security Counci l decided that the mandate of MI NUSMA should in-
clude, interalia: (a) stabiliz ation of key population centers and suppor t for the reestablishment of Stat e
authority th roughout the country (i) to support the t ransitional authoritie s of Mali, to stabilize t he key
population centers, e specially in the nor th of Mali, and in thi s context, to deter threats and t ake active
steps to prevent the retu rn of armed elements to those a reas, and (ii) to support the tr ansitional authori-
ties of Mali to ex tend and re-establish Stat e administration t hroughout the country ; (b) support for the
implementation of the tr ansitional road map, includ ing the national polit ical dialogue a nd the electoral
process; protection of c ivilian s and UnitedNation s personnel; support for huma nitarian assistance ;
support for cultu ral preservation; and supp ort for national and internat ional justice.
9 For more informat ion about UNFICY P, see https://uncyp.un missions.org a nd http//:www.
un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/uncyp/. See also the repor t of the Secreta ry-General on t he
UnitedNations operation in Cy prus covering developments for t he period from 21 June to 15 December
2012 (S/2013/7), for the period from 16 December 2012 to 20 June 2013 (S/2013/392), and for the period
from 21 June to 15 December 2013 (S/2013/781).