Security Council Committee established pursuant to Resolution 1267 (1999) concerning Al-Qaida and the Taliban and Associated Individuals and Entities
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The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) on 15 October 1999 is also known as “the Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee”.

The sanctions regime has been modified and strengthened by subsequent resolutions, including resolutions 1333 (2000), 1390 (2002), 1455 (2003), 1526 (2004), 1617 (2005) and 1735 (2006)so that the sanctions now cover individuals and entities associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden and/or the Taliban wherever located. The targeted individuals and entities are placed on the Consolidated List

The resolutions have all been adopted under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter and require all States to take the following measures in connection with any individual or entity associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden and/or the Taliban as designated by the Committee:

  • freeze without delay the funds and other financial assets or economic resources of designated individuals and entities [assets freeze],
  • prevent the entry into or transit through their territories by designated individuals and entities
    [travel ban], and
  • prevent the direct or indirect supply, sale and transfer from their territories or by their nationals outside their territories, or using their flag vessels or aircraft, of arms and related materiel of all types, spare parts, and technical advice, assistance, or training related to military activities, to designated individuals and entities [arms embargo].

The current Chairman of the Committee is His Excellency César Mayoral of Argentina whose term expires on 31 December 2006. The two Vice-Chairs for 2006 are Greece and Ghana. The Committee publishes annual reports of its activities and briefs the Security Council regularly. The Committee has guidelines for the conduct of its work, including on the listing and de-listing procedures. The latest news on the Committee's work can be found here. For other background information click here.

The Committee is also supported by the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team whose reports can be found here.

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