Yemen

24 February 2016 – With Resolution 2266 the Security Council decides to renew the sanctions imposed 2014 with resolution 2140 until 26 February 2017. The mandate of the Panel of Experts is extended until 27 March 2017. 

14 April 2015 – With Resolution 2216 the Security Council decides to impose arms embargo on Ali-Abdullah Saleh, Abdullah Yahya Al Hakim, Abd Al-Khalid Al-Huthi and other individuals or entities acting on their behalf or in their direction threatening peace, security and stability in Yemen. The Sanctions Committee and the Panel of Experts shall monitor the implementation of the arms embargo.

24 February 2015 – With Resolution 2204 the Security Council decides to renew the sanctions measures imposed by resolution 2140 (2014) until 26 February 2016. The mandate of the Panel of Experts is extended until 25 March 2016.

26 February 2014 – With Resolution 2140 the Security Council imposes targeted measures in the form of assets freeze and travel ban on individuals or entities engaging in or providing support for acts that threaten the peace, security or stability in Yemen. A new Sanctions Committee is established to monitor the implementation of the measures, designate individuals subject to the measures, to establish guidelines for the implementation of the measures, report to the Security Council and to encourage dialogue between the Committee and interested Member States in the region.

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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