Security Council, Adopting Resolution 2141 (2014), Extends Mandate of Expert Panel Assisting Sanctions Committee on Democratic Republic of Korea

5 March 2014
SC/11306

Security Council, Adopting Resolution 2141 (2014), Extends Mandate of Expert Panel Assisting Sanctions Committee on Democratic Republic of Korea

5 March 2014
Security Council
SC/11306
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council

7126th Meeting (AM)


Security Council, Adopting Resolution 2141 (2014), Extends Mandate of Expert


Panel Assisting Sanctions Committee on Democratic Republic of Korea

 


Determining that the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and their means of delivery continued to constitute a threat to international peace and security, the Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution extending for 13 months the mandate of the Panel of Experts that assists the Sanctions Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.


In adopting resolution 2141 (2014) under the United Nations Charter’s Chapter VII, the Council extended until 5 April 2015 the mandate of the Panel that reports to the sanctions monitoring Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006).


The 15-member body also requested the Panel to provide a midterm report on its work by 5 September and a final report by no later than March 2015.


It urged all States, relevant United Nations bodies and other interested parties to cooperate fully with the Committee and expert Panel, in particular by supplying any information at their disposal on the implementation of the measures imposed by resolutions 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 2087 (2013) and 2094 (2013).


The meeting began at 10:07 a.m. and ended at 10:09 a.m.


Resolution


The full text of resolution 2141 (2014) reads as follows:


The Security Council,


Recalling its previous relevant resolutions, including resolutions 825 (1993), 1540 (2004), 1695 (2006), 1718 (2006), 1874 (2009), 1887 (2009), 1928 (2010), 1985 (2011), 2050 (2012), 2087 (2013), 2094 (2013), as well as the statements of its President of 6 October 2006 (S/PRST/2006/41), 13 April 2009 (S/PRST/2009/7), and 16 April 2012 (S/PRST/2012/13),


Recalling the creation, pursuant to paragraph 26 of resolution 1874 (2009), of a Panel of Experts, under the direction of the Committee, to carry out the tasks provided for by that paragraph,


Recalling the interim report by the Panel of Experts appointed by the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 26 of resolution 1874 (2009) and the 3 March 2014 final report (S/2014/147) by the Panel,


Recalling the methodological standards for reports of sanctions monitoring mechanisms contained in the Report of the Informal Working Group of the Security Council on General Issues of Sanctions (S/2006/997),


Welcoming the efforts made by the Secretariat to expand and improve the roster of experts for the Security Council Subsidiary Organs Branch, bearing in mind the guidance provided by the Note of the President (S/2006/997),


Emphasizing, in that regard, the importance of credible, fact-based, independent assessments, analysis and recommendations, in accordance with the mandate of the Panel of Experts, as specified in paragraph 26 of resolution 1874 (2009),


Determining that proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, as well as their means of delivery, continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security,


Acting under Article 41 of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations,


“1.   Decides to extend until 5 April 2015 the mandate of the Panel of Experts, as specified in paragraph 26 of resolution 1874 (2009) and modified in paragraph 29 of resolution 2094 (2013), expresses its intent to review the mandate and take appropriate action regarding further extension no later than 5 March 2015, and requests the Secretary General to take the necessary administrative measures to this effect;


“2.   Requests the Panel of Experts to provide to the Committee no later than 5 August 2014 a midterm report on its work, and further requests that, after a discussion with the Committee, the Panel of Experts submit to the Council its midterm report by 5 September 2014, and requests also a final report to the Committee no later than 5 February 2015 with its findings and recommendations, and further requests that, after a discussion with the Committee, the Panel of Experts submit to the Council its final report no later than 5 March 2015;


“3.   Requests the Panel of Experts to provide to the Committee a planned programme of work no later than 30 days after the Panel’s re-appointment, encourages the Committee to engage in regular discussions about this programme of work and to engage regularly with the Panel about its work, and further requests the Panel of Experts to provide to the Committee any updates to this programme of work;


“4.   Expresses its intent to continue to follow the work of the Panel;


“5.   Urges all States, relevant United Nations bodies and other interested parties, to cooperate fully with the Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) and the Panel of Experts, in particular by supplying any information at their disposal on the implementation of the measures imposed by resolution 1718 (2006), resolution 1874 (2009), resolution 2087 (2013) and resolution 2094 (2013);


“6.   Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.”


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