Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission, UN Doc. S/2001/608

June, 2001

Progress report of the Secretary-General on Ethiopia and Eritrea

I. Introduction

1. The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 12 of Security Council resolution 1320 (2000) of 15 September 2000, in which the Council requested me to keep it closely and regularly informed of the progress towards the implementation of the resolution. The report provides an update on developments since my report of 7 March 2001 (S/2001/202). It also describes the status of deployment of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) as authorized by the Security Council in resolutions 1312 (2000) of 31 July 2000, 1320 (2000) of 15 September 2000 and 1344 (2001) of 15 March 2001, which extended the mandate of UNMEE until 15 September 2001.