Recent Sanctions-related UN Resolutions

10 July 2008 – With resolution 1823 the Security Council decides to lift the sanctions imposed by resolution 1011 (1995) and dissolve the Committee established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994) concerning Rwanda.

28 March 2007 – With resolution 1749 the Security Council determines that the measure previously imposed by paragraph 11 of resolution 1011 (1995) shall be terminated. According to that earlier decision states had to notify the Committee of all exports from their territories to Rwanda, and the government of Rwanda had to register and notify the committee of all such imports.



Security Council resolution 918 (1994), adopted in May 1994, imposed an arms embargo against Rwanda and established a Committee to monitor its implementation.  Resolution 1011 (1995) lifted the embargo for the Government of Rwanda, but retained it with regard to non-governmental forces.

Page updated: 07-Aug-2008 

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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