Insights: Sanctions

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    Adoption of Resolution on 1988 Taliban Sanctions Regime

    Tomorrow morning (17 June), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution making minor adjustments to the functioning of the 1988 Taliban sanctions regime. This adoption follows a review of the implementation of the sanctions regime, called for in...

    posted on MON 16 JUN 2014
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    Consultations on the Liberia Sanctions Regime

    On Monday morning (16 June), Ambassador Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein (Jordan), the chair of the 1521 Liberia Sanctions Committee, is expected to brief members on the Liberia sanctions regime. The briefing is expected to cover the Committee’s activities over the...

    posted on FRI 13 JUN 2014
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    Long-awaited Briefing and Consultations on Libya

    On Monday morning (9 June), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing by Tarek Mitri, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), followed by consultations. The Council will also...

    posted on FRI 6 JUN 2014
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    Adoption of a Resolution Renewing UNSMIL and Sanctions Regime in Libya

    This afternoon, the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 13 March 2015 and the mandate of the Panel of Experts (PoE) assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions...

    posted on FRI 14 MAR 2014
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    DPRK Resolution Adoption

    The Security Council seems set to adopt a resolution today (22 January) at 3pm responding to the missile launch of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 12 December 2012. In remarks to the press on behalf of Council...

    posted on TUE 22 JAN 2013
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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 Iran and DPRK (North Korea) Sanctions

    It seems the panel of experts that assists the Iran sanctions committee circulated its final report to Council members on Saturday 7 May. The report was due to the Council 30 days before the expiry of the panel’s mandate on...

    posted on TUE 10 MAY 2011
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    Insights on the Taliban and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee

    It seems the 1267 Committee (the Committee on sanctions against the Taliban and Al-Qaida) will meet on Tuesday, 10 May, to decide upon the first delisting request processed by the Office of the Ombudsperson, Kimberly Prost. Under the terms of...

    posted on THU 5 MAY 2011
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    Insights on Libya

    The Security Council will vote at 6 pm today (Thursday, 16 March) on a resolution which imposes a no-fly zone, strengthens the sanctions regime set up by resolution 1970, calls for the protection of civilians and civilian populations and authorises...

    posted on THU 17 MAR 2011
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    Insights on the DRC Sanctions Committee

    The final member of the Panel of Experts of the DRC Sanctions Committee may soon be appointed. There has been some difficulty filling the position of the financial expert due to objections from some Council members to the original candidate....

    posted on THU 17 MAR 2011
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    Insights on the Iran Sanctions Committee

    Tomorrow afternoon, Colombian Ambassador Nestor Osorio,will brief Council members for the first time as the chair of the 1737 Committee on Iran. He is expected to report on the work of the sanctions committee including the sanctions committee’s panel of...

    posted on WED 16 MAR 2011
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    Insights on Libya

    Council members are meeting this morning to discuss a draft resolution on Libya circulated yesterday during informal consultations by Lebanon. The UK and France who had co-authored the resolution with Lebanon also spoke on the contents of the resolution. Council...

    posted on WED 16 MAR 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
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    Insights on the Sudan Sanctions Committee

    Tomorrow, the chair of the 1591 Sanctions Committee, Colombian Ambassador Nestor Osorio, will brief the Council on the work of the Committee during the last ninety days. He is expected to report that all five members of the panel of...

    posted on THU 10 MAR 2011
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    Insights on the DRC Sanctions Committee

    Members of the DRC Group of Experts met today with the DRC Sanctions Committee ahead of their deployment to the DRC. Among the issues discussed were sexual violence and implementation of the due dilligence guidelines. On 29 November the Council...

    posted on TUE 8 MAR 2011