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II - Security Council Resolutions


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Bureau of International Organization Affairs
April 1, 2012

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Security Council membership in 2011 consisted of the five permanent members — China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States — and 10 non-permanent members: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Gabon, Germany, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, Portugal, and South Africa. The following table summarizes the activity of the Security Council for the year and compares it with the previous 10 years.

Date: 05/17/2012 Description: Voting Practices in the United Nations, 2011, Chapter 2, Chart 1
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In 2011, the Security Council adopted all but two of 68 resolutions it considered. It again was heavily engaged in efforts to resolve conflicts, and to give direction to UN peacekeeping missions. Much of the Security Council’s attention continued to focus on Africa and the Middle East.

RESOLUTIONS

Substantive resolutions formally considered by the Security Council during the year are listed and described below. They are organized alphabetically by topic, and, within each topic, by date. Each listing provides the number of the resolution, date of the vote, voting results (Yes-No-Abstain), a brief description, and associated Internet resources.

In 2011, two draft resolutions were vetoed. In February, the United States vetoed a draft resolution that would have condemned Israeli settlement activity. In October, China and Russia vetoed a draft resolution condemning human rights violations in Syria. For each resolution, mention is made when a negative vote or abstention is cast.

The verbatim text of each resolution may be found at: http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/unsc_resolutions11.htm.

COUNTRY AND REGIONAL RESOLUTIONS

AFGHANISTAN

1974 (March 22): Afghanistan -- Extended the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until March 23, 2012.

Web Resources: UNAMA; Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo; Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/120, March 9); UN news release

1988 (June 17): Afghanistan – Removed from the 1267 Sanctions List individuals and entities associated with the Taliban, and placed them on a new list. Imposed an assets freeze, a travel ban, and an arms embargo on those placed on the new Taliban List. Established guidelines for placing and removing individuals and entities on the new list. Established a Taliban Sanctions Committee to maintain and review the list, and designated the 1267 Monitoring Team to support the Committee for 18 months.

Web Resources: Taliban List; Taliban Sanctions Committee; UN news release

2011 (October 12): Afghanistan – Extended authorization for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) until October 13, 2012, and for ISAF member states to take all necessary measures to fulfill its mandate.

Web Resources: ISAF; UN news release

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

2019 (November 16): Bosnia and Herzegovina – Authorized member states acting through or in cooperation with the European Union (EU) to establish, for 12 more months, a multinational stabilization force (EUFOR ALTHEA) as a legal successor to SFOR under unified command and control.

Web Resources: EUFOR; SFOR; Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo; UN news release

BURUNDI

2027 (December 20): Burundi – Extended the mandate of the UN Office in Burundi (BINUB) until February 15, 2013.

Web Resources: BINUB; UN news release

CHAD, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, AND SUB-REGION

2031 (December 21): Central African Republic – Extended the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) until January 31, 2013.

Web Resources: BINUCA; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/739, November 28); UNSC Presidential Statement (SC/10313, July 7); UN news release

COTE D’IVOIRE

1967 (January 19): Cote d’Ivoire – Extended the temporary redeployment of three companies of troops and two military utility helicopters from the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) to the UN Operation in Cote d’Ivoire (UNOCI) for four additional weeks. Authorized the temporary transfer of three armed helicopters with crews from UNMIL to UNOCI for four weeks. Authorized deployment of 60 formed police unit personnel to replace 60 UN police officers.

Web Resources: UNOCI; UN news release

1968 (February 16): Cote d’Ivoire – Extended for three months the temporary redeployment from UNMIL to UNOCI of troops and helicopters delineated in Resolution 1967.

Web Resource: UNSC Presidential Statements (SC/10196, March 11; and SC/10191, March 3); UN news release

1975 (March 30): Cote d’Ivoire – Condemned the decision of Laurent Gbagbo not to accept the overall political solution proposed by the High-Level Panel put in place by the African Union, and urged him to step aside immediately. Adopted targeted financial and travel sanctions against individuals obstructing peace and reconciliation in Cote d’Ivoire, obstructing the work of UNOCI and other international actors in Cote d’Ivoire, and those committing serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law.

Web Resources: Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/211, March 30); UN news release

1980 (April 28): Cote d’Ivoire – Renewed existing measures on arms and the financial and travel measures until April 30, 2012. Renewed existing measures preventing the importation by any state of all rough diamonds from Cote d’Ivoire until April 30, 2012. Extended the mandate of the Group of Experts until April 30, 2012.

Web Resource: UNSC Presidential Statement (SC/10224, April 13); UN news release

1981 (May 13): Cote d’Ivoire – Extended the mandate of UNOCI until July 31, 2011. Extended the temporary redeployment from UNMIL to UNOCI of three companies of troops, two military utility helicopters, and three armed helicopters with crews up to June 30, 2011.

Web Resources: Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

1992 (June 29): Cote d’Ivoire – Authorized extension of the redeployment from UNMIL to UNOCI of three armed helicopters with crews until September 30, 2011. Extended the deployment of an additional 2,000 military personnel to UNOCI, as well as the temporary additional military and police capabilities, until July 31, 2011.

Web Resource: UN news release

2000 (July 27): Cote d’Ivoire – Extended the mandate of UNOCI until July 31, 2012. Kept the authorized strength of UNOCI’s military component at 9,792 personnel, comprised of 9,600 troops and staff officers, and 192 military observers. Kept the authorized strength of UNOCI’s police component at 1,350 personnel. Authorized an increase of the individual police personnel by 205 advisers, to be accommodated within the authorized strength of military and police personnel. Adjusted UNOCI’s mandate.

Web Resources: Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/387, June 24); UN news release

CYPRUS

1986 (June 13): Cyprus – Extended the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) through December 15, 2011.

Web Resources: UNFICYP; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/332, May 31); UN news release

2026 (December 14): Cyprus – Extended the mandate of UNFICYP through July 19, 2012.

Web Resources: Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/746, November 30); UN news release

DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (NORTH KOREA)

1985 (June 10): Nonproliferation/North Korea – Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until June 12, 2012.

Web Resource: UN news release

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

1991 (June 28): Democratic Republic of the Congo – Extended the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until June 30, 2012. Decided that MONUSCO’s top priority should remain the protection of civilians. Also decided that MONUSCO should provide technical and logistical support to the Congolese government for the national, provincial, and local elections.

Web Resources: MONUSCO; Remarks by Ambassador David Dunn; UNSC presidential statement (S/PRST/2011/11, May 18); UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

2021 (November 29): Democratic Republic of Congo – Renewed existing sanctions on arms, transport, and travel until November 30, 2012.

Web Resources: UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

ERITREA

2023 (December 5): Eritrea – Added sanctions against Eritrea for its continued support of armed groups involved in destabilizing Somalia. Condemned the planned terror attack in January to disrupt an African Union summit. China and Russia abstained.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

GUINEA-BISSAU

2030 (December 21): Guinea-Bissau – Extended the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) until February 28, 2013.

Web Resources: UNIOGBIS; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/655, October 21); UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

GULF OF GUINEA

2018 (October 31): Gulf of Guinea – Condemned all acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea committed off the coast of the states of the Gulf of Guinea. Encouraged the states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), and the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC) to develop a comprehensive strategy to: Criminalize piracy and armed robbery at sea; develop a regional framework to counter piracy and armed robbery at sea; and develop and strengthen domestic laws and regulations to implement relevant international agreements addressing the safety and security of navigation. Encouraged ECOWAS, ECCAS and GGC states to conduct bilateral or regional maritime patrols to counter piracy and armed robbery at sea in the Gulf of Guinea.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

HAITI

2012 (October 14): Haiti – Extended the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until October 15, 2012. Set MINUSTAH’s overall force levels at up to 7,340 troops of all ranks, plus a police component of up to 3,241.

Web Resources: MINUSTAH ; Remarks by Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/540, August 25); UNSC presidential statement (S/PRST/2011/7, April 6); UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

IRAN

1984 (June 9): Nonproliferation/Iran – Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until June 9, 2012. Lebanon abstained.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

IRAQ

2001 (July 28): Iraq – Extended the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for a period of 12 months. Decided that both the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UNAMI, at the request of the Government of Iraq, should continue to pursue their mandate.

Web Resources: UNAMI; UN news release

LIBERIA

1971 (March 3): Liberia –Asked that the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) withdraw the military personnel providing security for the Special Court for Sierra Leone by March 7. Ended the authorization and request to UNMIL to evacuate officials of that Court in the event of a serious security crisis affecting those personnel and the Court.

Web Resources: UNMIL; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/72, February 14); UN news release

2008 (September 16): Liberia – Extended the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) until September 30, 2012.

Web Resources: Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

2025 (December 14): Liberia – Renewed restrictions on travel and arms until December 14, 2012. Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until December 14, 2012, and assigned it specific tasks.

Web Resources: UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

LIBYA

1970 (February 26): Libya – Demanded an immediate end to the violence and called for steps to fulfill the legitimate demands of the population. Decided to refer the situation to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Imposed an arms embargo, a travel ban, and an assets freeze. Created a sanctions committee to monitor the embargo, the ban, and the freeze, and to designate individuals for noncompliance with those measures.

Web Resources: Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; U.S. Fact Sheet; UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

1973 (March 17): Libya – Demanded an immediate cease-fire and a complete end to violence against civilians. Demanded that Libyan authorities comply with their obligations under international law, take all measures to protect civilians and meet their basic needs, and ensure unimpeded passage of humanitarian aid. Authorized member states to take all necessary measures to protect civilians and civilian populated areas under threat of attack. Established a no-fly zone on all flights in Libyan airspace to help protect civilians, and to take all necessary measures to enforce compliance with the ban. Strengthened previous language concerning enforcement of the arms embargo. Established a flight ban on Libyan aircraft in or over territory of member states, or of any aircraft predicated on reasonable grounds that it contained items prohibited by the arms embargo, including the provision of armed mercenary personnel. China, Brazil, Germany, India, and Russia abstained.

Web Resources: U.S. Fact Sheet; UN news release

2009 (September 16): Libya – Established a UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), under the leadership of a Special Representative of the Secretary-General, for three months, and set out its mandate. Modified the sanctions regime, specifically the arms embargo and assets freeze, and announced its intent to remove the no-fly zone and flight ban when circumstances permitted.

Web Resources: Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; U.S. Fact Sheet; UN news release

2016 (October 27): Libya – Welcomed “positive developments in Libya.” Terminated, as of November 1, 2011, authorization given in UNSC Resolution 1973 for member states to protect civilians and civilian populated areas within Libya under threat of attack, as well as the no-fly zone over Libyan airspace.

Web Resources: Remarks by President Barack Obama; Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

2017 (October 31): Libya – Called for Libyan authorities to prevent proliferation of all arms and related materiel of all types, in particular man-portable surface-to-air missiles, to ensure their proper custody, as well as to meet Libya’s arms control, disarmament, and nonproliferation obligations under international law. Further called for Libyan authorities to continue close coordination with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, with the aim of destroying their stockpiles of chemical weapons.

Web Resource: UN news release

2022 (December 2): Libya – Extended the mandate of UNSMIL to March 16, 2012.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/727, November 22); UN news release; UN news release

MIDDLE EAST

(February 18): Middle East – The United States vetoed a draft resolution that would have condemned Israeli settlement activity. U.S. representatives worked for weeks to deter efforts to table the one-sided resolution, because it had the potential to increase the impasse between the parties. The vote was 14-1 (US)-0.

Web Resources: Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

1994 (June 30): Middle East – Renewed the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until December 31, 2011.

Web Resources: UNDOF; Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo; UN news release

2028 (December 21): Middle East – Renewed the mandate of UNDOF until June 30, 2012.

Web Resource: UN news release

2004 (August 30): Lebanon – Extended the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) until August 31, 2012.

Web Resource: UNIFIL; UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

SIERRA LEONE

2005 (September 14): Sierra Leone – Extended the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL) until September 15, 2012.

Web Resources: UNIPSIL; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/554, September 2); UN news release

SOMALIA

1972 (March 17): Somalia – Decided to suspend, for 16 months, the assets freeze imposed by UNSC Resolution 1844 (2008) involving payment, other financial assets or economic resources to ensure timely delivery of urgently needed humanitarian aid in Somalia.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador David Dunn; Report of the Secretary-General (S/PRST/2011/6, March 10); UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

1976 (April 11): Somalia – Decided urgently to consider establishing special Somali courts operating in the country, as well as in the East African region.

Web Resource: UN news release

2002 (July 29): Somalia – Revised the application of existing sanctions, with a travel ban targeted at designated individuals, and the assets freeze and arms embargo applicable to designated entities. Expanded applicability of sanctions on individuals and entities. Extended and expanded the mandate of the Sanctions Monitoring Group, for 12 months until July 29, 2012.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador David Dunn; Report of the Secretary-General (S/PRST/2011/13, June 24); UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

2010 (September 30): Somalia – Authorized African Union member states to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) until October 31, 2012. Requested the African Union urgently to increase its force strength to its mandated level of 12,000 uniformed personnel.

Web Resources: AMISOM; Remarks by Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton; Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

2015 (October 24): Somalia – Reiterated its view that piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia exacerbated the security situation in Somalia, and continued to threaten international peace and security in the region. Urged the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) in Somalia, along with regional states, to criminalize acts of piracy and develop judicial means to prosecute pirates and imprison those convicted. Encouraged the establishment of specialized anti-piracy courts in Somalia and other states in the region.

Web Resources: UNSC Press Statement; UN news release

2020 (November 22): Somalia – Renewed the authorizations granted to states and regional organizations cooperating with the TFG in Somalia in the fight against piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia. Those authorizations included entering Somalian territorial waters to repress acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea, using all means necessary pursuant to a TFG request.

Web Resource: UN news release

SOUTH SUDAN

1996 (July 8): Sudan – Welcomed the establishment of South Sudan. Established, as of July 9, 2011, the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) for an initial period of one year. Decided that UNMISS would consist of up to 7,000 military personnel, including military liaison officers and staff officers, up to 900 civilian police personnel, including as appropriate formed units, and an appropriate civilian component, including technical human rights investigation expertise. Further decided to review, in three and six months, whether the conditions on the ground could allow a reduction of military personnel to a level of 6,000. Established UNMISS’ mandate.

Web Resources: UNMISS; UN news release

1999 (July 13): South Sudan – Recommended to the General Assembly that the Republic of South Sudan be admitted to UN membership. There was no roll-call vote; the resolution was approved by acclamation.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UNSC Presidential Statement (S/PRST/2011/14, July 13); UN news release

SUDAN

1978 (April 27): Sudan – Extended the mandate of the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) until July 9, 2011.

Web Resources: UNMIS; Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

1982 (May 17): Sudan – Extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts until February 19, 2012.

Web Resources: UNSC Sanctions Committee; UNSC Panel of Experts; UN news release

1990 (June 27): Sudan – Established the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) for six months, comprising a maximum of 4,200 military personnel, 50 police personnel, and appropriate civilian support, and provided its mandate.

Web Resources: UNISFA, Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UNSC Presidential Statement; UN news release

1997 (July 11): Sudan – Noting a letter of May 27, 2011, from Sudan’s Foreign Minister, requesting that UNMIS be ended on July 9, decided to withdraw UNMIS as of July 11, 2011. Called upon the Secretary-General to complete withdrawal of all uniformed and civilian UNMIS personnel, other than those required for the mission’s liquidation, by August 31, 2011.

Web Resources: Briefing by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/422, July 8); UN news release

2003 (July 29): Sudan – Extended the mandate of the African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until July 31, 2012.

Web Resources: UNAMID ; Statement by Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/252, April 15); UNSC Presidential Statement (S/PRST/2011/8, April 21); UNSC news release; UN news release

2024 (December 14): Sudan – Added assistance, support, and advisory tasks to UNISFA’s mandate.

Web Resources: Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/643, October 12); UN news release

SYRIA

(October 4): Syria – Failed to approve a draft resolution to condemn “grave and systematic human rights violations” in Syria, and to warn of the possibility of imposing sanctions. The vote was nine in favor, while China and Russia both vetoed. Brazil, India, Lebanon, and South Africa abstained.

Web Resources: Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UN news release

TIMOR-LESTE

1969 (February 24): Timor Leste – Extended the mandate of the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) until February 26, 2012.

Web Resources: UNMIT; Statement by Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/32, January 25); UN news release (February 24); UN news release (February 22)

WESTERN SAHARA

1979 (April 27): Western Sahara – Extended the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until April 30, 2012.

Web Resources: MINURSO; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/249, April 1); UN news release

YEMEN

2014 (October 21): Yemen – Condemned continued human rights violations by Yemeni authorities. Demanded that all sides immediately reject the use of violence to achieve political goals, and that Yemeni authorities immediately ensure that their actions complied with obligations under applicable international humanitarian and human rights law. Also demanded that all armed groups remove all weapons from areas of peaceful demonstration, refrain from violence and provocation, and refrain from recruitment of children.

Web Resources: Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UNSC press statements (SC/10504, December 22), (SC/10460, November 28), (SC/10394, September 26), (SC/10357, August 9), and (SC/10296, June 23); UN news release

THEMATIC RESOLUTIONS

CHILDREN AND ARMED CONFLICT

1998 (July 12): Children and armed conflict – Strongly condemned all violations of applicable international law involving the recruitment and use of children by parties to armed conflict. Urged parties to armed conflict to refrain from actions that impede children’s access to education and to health services. Expressed its readiness to adopt targeted and graduated measures against persistent perpetrators. Called upon member states concerned to take decisive and immediate action against persistent perpetrators of violations and abuses committed against children in situations of armed conflict, and further called upon them to bring to justice those responsible for such violations that are prohibited under applicable international law.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; Report of the Secretary-General (S/2011/252, April 15); UN news release

HIV/AIDS

1983 (June 7): HIV/AIDS – Called for urgent, coordinated, international action to curb the impact of the HIV epidemic in conflict and post-conflict situations. Urged member states, UN entities, international financial institutions, and others to support the development and strengthening of capacities of national health systems and civil society networks to provide sustainable assistance to women living with or affected by HIV in conflict and post-conflict situations.

Web Resources: Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice (June 7); Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice (June 8); UN news release

JUDICIAL TRIBUNALS

1993 (June 29): International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) – Extended the term of office of eight permanent judges, and nine ad litem judges, who are all members of the Trial Chamber, until December 31, 2012, or until the completion of the cases to which they are assigned, if sooner.

Web Resources: ICTY; Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo; UN news release

2007 (September 14): ICTY – Reappointed Serge Brammertz as ICTY Prosecutor, from January 1, 2012 until December 31, 2014.

Web Resource: UN news release

1995 (July 6): International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) – Decided that ad litem judges may be eligible for election as, and may vote in the election of, the President of the ICTR. Decided that an ad litem judge elected as ICTR President may exercise the same powers as a permanent judge. Decided that an ad litem judge elected as ICTR Vice President may act as President when required to do so. Decided that neither situation would alter an ad litem judge’s status nor cause any additional allowances or benefits, and would effect no changes of the judge’s current terms and conditions of service. Decided that one judge could work part-time and engage in another judicial occupation from September 1, 2011, until the completion of the case to which he was assigned.

Web Resources: ICTR; Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo; UN news release

2006 (September 14): ICTR – Reappointed Hassan Bubacar Jallow as ICTR Prosecutor, from September 15, 2011, until December 31, 2014.

Web Resource: UN news release

2013 (October 14): ICTR – Permitted one judge to work part-time and engage in another judicial occupation until December 31, 2011, and underscored that the exceptional authorization should not be considered precedent-setting.

Web Resource: UN news release

2029 (December 21): ICTR – Extended the term of office of eight ad litem judges of the ICTR, who are members of the Trial Chamber, until June 30, 2012, or until the completion of the trials to which they are assigned, if sooner.

Web Resource: UN news release

NONPROLIFERATION

1977 (April 20): Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction – Extended the mandate of the 1540 Committee for 10 years, until April 25, 2021.

Web Resources: Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice; UNSC Presidential Statement (S/PRST/2011/5, February 28); UN news release

SECRETARY-GENERAL

1987 (June 17): Appointment of the UN Secretary-General – Recommended to the General Assembly the reappointment of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2016.

TERRORISM

1989 (June 17): Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts – Reconstituted the 1267 List as the al-Qaida list, consisting of those individuals and entities previously listed, but not including those on the Taliban List. Re-established an assets freeze, a travel ban, and an arms embargo on those placed on the al-Qaida List. Established guidelines for placing and removing individuals and entities on the al-Qaida List, and for its maintenance and review. Extended the Ombudsman’s mandate by 18 months.

Web Resources: Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee; Al-Qaida Sanctions List; Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo; UN news release



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