Insights: Eritrea

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    New Updates Somalia and Eritrea: Security Council to Lift Sanctions on Eritrea

    On Wednesday (14 November), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing sanctions measures on Somalia while lifting sanctions on Eritrea, namely the arms embargoes, travel bans, asset freezes and targeted sanctions imposed on Eritrea in resolutions 1907...

    posted on TUE 13 NOV 2018
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    Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Resolution

    Tomorrow (14 November), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution on Somalia and Eritrea sanctions, after considering the final reports of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) on Somalia (S/2017/924) and Eritrea (S/2017/925). The text was put...

    posted on MON 13 NOV 2017
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    Draft Resolution on Somalia-Eritrea Sanctions in Blue

    The Council is expected to adopt a resolution on Somalia-Eritrea sanctions either tomorrow or Friday (22 or 23 October). A text was first circulated by the penholder, the UK, on Thursday last week, with negotiations on Friday and Monday, and...

    posted on WED 21 OCT 2015
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    Resolution on Somalia-Eritrea Sanctions and AU Mission in Somalia

    Tomorrow (24 October), the Council is set to vote on a resolution on Somalia-Eritrea sanctions and the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). A draft text was first circulated last Friday, followed by three expert-level meetings this week. At press time...

    posted on THU 23 OCT 2014
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    Eritrean PR to Address Sanctions Committee

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 April) the Council’s Sanctions Committee for Somalia and Eritrea (751 and 1907 Committee) is scheduled to hear from the Eritrean permanent representative Araya Desta. It appears that Desta was invited to meet with the Committee as members...

    posted on TUE 17 APR 2012
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    Eritrea Resolution and Possible Address by the Eritrean President

    Following consultations among Council members yesterday (Wednesday, 30 November), first among experts and then at permanent representative level, it appears that Gabon circulated a revised draft resolution on Eritrea last night. Gabon had called for a vote yesterday after having...

    posted on THU 1 DEC 2011
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    Possible Council Vote on Eritrea Resolution

    It appears that Gabon circulated a revised draft resolution on Eritrea this afternoon, announcing its intention of putting it to a vote tomorrow (Wednesday, 30 November). While recent negotiations seem to have succeeded in narrowing differences between Council members, most...

    posted on TUE 29 NOV 2011
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    Somalia Eritrea Sanctions Committee Meeting

    The 751/1907 Sanctions Committee on Eritrea and Somalia will meet tomorrow (9 November). It will consider the report by the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mark Bowden, which was submitted to Council members last week. Philippe Lazzarini, Deputy Director of the...

    posted on TUE 8 NOV 2011
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    Eritrea Sanctions Resolution

    It seems that tomorrow (18 October) Council members may begin negotiations on a draft resolution that would impose additional sanctions on Eritrea. The draft resolution was circulated by Gabon on Friday, 14 October, and is co-sponsored by Nigeria. The question...

    posted on MON 17 OCT 2011
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    Somalia/Eritrea Sanctions Regime

    The Council is expected to adopt a resolution by the end of this week renewing the mandate of the Somalia Monitoring Group for a further 12 months. The foreign minister of Eritrea was in New York over the past week...

    posted on TUE 26 JUL 2011
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    Insights on the Somalia Sanctions Committee

    Several issues related to Somalia sanctions are on the Council’s programme of work this week. Today ( Tuesday, 15 March) Council members will be briefed by India, as the chair of the 751/1907 Sanctions Committee on Eritrea and Somalia. (Resolution...

    posted on TUE 15 MAR 2011