Lebanon, Israel

Recent Sanctions-related UN Resolutions

11 August 2006– Following the outbreak of violence between Israel and Hizbollah the Security Council adopted resolution 1701. The Security Council decides that there can be no supply of arms and related material to Lebanon unless when authorized by the Lebanese government. It is also decided that UNIFIL is to be strengthened with additional forces, resulting in a presence of up to 15 000 troops. UNIFIL is furthermore mandated to assist the Lebanese armed forces in making sure that the area between the so called Blue Line and the Litani river is free from any unauthorised armed personnel, assets and weapons.

To implement the arms embargo it is also decided that all states shall prevent the supply of arms and related material, and of related technical training and facilities, to entities or individuals in Lebanon.

Recent resolutions by the UNSC

North Korea

30 November 2016 – With Resolution 2321 the Security Council decides that Members of the Government of DPRK and vessels believed to be related to nuclear- or ballistic missile-related programmes or activities prohibited Security Council resolutions, shall be prohibited from entering Member States’ territories and ports. Member states shall prohibit DPRK from using real property in their territory for any purpose other than diplomatic activities and take necessary measures to close bank accounts in DPRK within 90 days.

A ban on DPRK’s selling, and Member States’ procurement, of copper, nickel, silver and zink is imposed.

The mandate of the Committee set out in resolution 1718 shall apply also to the measures imposed in this resolution.


10 November 2016 – With Resolution 2317 the Security Council decides to renew the provisions set out in resolution 2142 (2014) stating that the arms embargo on Somalia shall not apply deliveries of weapons, ammunition or military equipment or the provision of advice, assistance or training, intended solely for the development of the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia to provide security for the Somali people. 

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