South Sudan

Recent Sanctions-related UN Resolutions

31 May 2016 – With Resolution 2290 the Security Council decides to renew until 31 May 2017 the travel and financial sanctions imposed in 2015 with resolution 2206. The mandate of the Panel of Experts is extended until 1 July 2017.

7 April 2016 – With Resolution 2280 the Security Council decides to renew until 1 June 2016 the sanctions imposed in 2015 with resolution 2206. The mandate of the Panel of Experts is extended until 1 July 2016.

2 March 2016 – With Resolution 2271 the Security Council decides to renew until 15 April 2016 the sanctions imposed in 2015 with resolution 2206. The mandate of the Panel of Experts is extended until 15 May 2016. 

3 March 2015 – With Resolution 2206 the Security Council decides to impose targeted sanctions, travel ban and freezing of assets, on individuals and entities obstructing reconciliation or peace processes, undermining the political process or abusing human rights in South Sudan. A Sanctions Committee is established to monitor the implementation of the measures and a Panel of Experts, with a mandate until 2 March 2016, is created.

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.

Somalia

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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