Working Groups

Group 1

Main objectives: Measures to strengthen the role of the UN (United Nations) secretariat in the implementation of sanctions.
Chair person: Andrés Franco
Rapporteur: Karen Ballentine

Publications:
WG1 Discussion paper from the Uppsala planning meeting Feb 22-23, 2002

WG1 Report from the Chair from the First Plenary Meeting, Gimo, Sweden, April 3-5, 2002

WG1 Report from the Meeting with Sanctions Experts, New York, June 17-18, 2002

Group 2

Main objectives: Measures to strengthen the capacity of Member to implement sanctions.
Chair person: Curtis Ward
Rapporteur: Tom Biersteker

Publications:
WG2 Discussion paper from the Uppsala planning meeting Feb 22-23, 2002

WG2 Revision of discussion paper from the First Plenary Meeting, Gimo, Sweden, April 3-5, 2002

WG2 Guidelines for Effective Implementation by States, (Matrix) April 2002

Group 3

Main objectives: Measures to improve the accuracy of sanctions and counter the reactions of targeted actors.
Chair person: Kevin Clements
Rapporteur: Erica Cosgrove

Publications:
WG3 Discussion paper from the Uppsala planning meeting Feb 22-23, 2002

WG3 Revision of discussion paper from the First Plenary Meeting, Gimo, Sweden, April 3-5, 2002

WG3 Notes from Expert Meeting, Brussels, July 15, 2002

List of participants

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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