Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions
1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) concerning Al-Qaida
and associated individuals and entities


Security Council press releases are issued each time a change is made to the Al-Qaida Sanctions List, including when the names of individuals and entities are removed from the Al-Qaida Sanctions List pursuant to a decision by the Committee. All such press releases remain available on the Committee’s website at:

The Committee has made available basic information on de-listing procedures in a ‘Fact Sheet on de-listing’ which can be accessed through the link below. A standard form for de-listing requests is also available through the relevant link below. The procedures for the submission of delisting requests are set out in section 7 of the Committee’s Guidelines.

By resolution 1904 (2009), the Security Council established an ‘Office of the Ombudsperson’ to assist the Committee in considering de-listing requests. On 3 June 2010, the Secretary-General appointed Ms. Kimberly Prost to serve as Ombudsperson. On 17 June 2011, by resolution 1989 (2011), the Security Council extended the mandate of the Ombudsperson until December 2012. On 17 December 2012, by resolution 2083 (2012), the Security Council further extended the mandate of the Ombudsperson for a period of thirty months. The Ombudsperson process is set out in Annex II of resolution 2083 (2012). The Ombudsperson can be reached by e-mail at

>> For additional details on the status of de-listing requests submitted to the Office of the Ombudsperson, please refer to the status page on the website of the Office of the Ombudsperson.

Relevant documents and links:

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