Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia
and Eritrea



SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS RELATED TO THE WORK OF THE COMMITTEE PURSUANT TO RESOLUTIONS 751 (1992) AND 1907 (2009) CONCERNING SOMALIA AND ERITREA

S/RES/2142 (2014) 5 March 2014 Renews, until 25 October 2014, the partial lift of the arms embargo for the purpose of the development of the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia; enhances the notification procedures for exemptions from the arms embargo for the Government of Somalia; enhances Federal Government of Somalia reporting requirements to the Security Council; requests the Secretary-General to provide options and recommendations on United Nations and other technical assistance to the Federal Government of Somalia in (a) complying with notification and reporting requirements and (b) in assisting in improving its capacities in the safe and transparent storage, distribution and management of weapons and military equipment, including in monitoring and verification.
S/RES/2124 (2013) 12 November 2013 Requests the Secretary-General and his Special Representative to raise awareness amongst relevant Member States on their requirements to abide by the charcoal ban.
S/RES/2111 (2013) 24 July 2013 Consolidates the arms embargo exemptions from previous resolutions on Somalia and Eritrea; provides exemptions from the arms embargo on Somalia for UNSOM, EUTM and the items listed in the annex of the resolution; extends the mandate of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group until 25 November 2014
S/RES/2093 (2013) 6 March 2013 Partially lifts the arms embargo for 12 months for the purpose of building the capacity of the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia; requests the Federal Government of Somalia to report on (a) the structure of the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia, (b) the infrastructure in place to ensure the safe storage, registration, maintenance and distribution of military equipment by the Somali Security Forces and (c) the procedures and codes of conduct for the registration, distribution, use and storage of weapons by the Somali Security Forces and on training needs; requests the Monitoring Group to assess the Government's progress in (b) and (c), any misappropriation or sale of weapons to other groups including militias, and the ability of the SEMG to monitor delivery of weapons, military equipment and assistance to Somalia; decides that the Federal Government of Somalia, as a recipient, or any Members State, as a provider, shall notify the Committee of any deliveries of weapons or military equipment or the provision of assistance; provides for exemption from the arms embargo for UNPOS and its successor mission.
S/RES/2060 (2012) 25 July 2012 Extends the mandate of the Monitoring Group for a further 13 months until 25 August 2013. By paragraph 10 the Council provides a specific exemption to the arms embargo to UNPOS and by paragraphs 11 and 12 provides exemptions to the arms embargo on Eritrea. Renews for a period of twelve months an exemption to the assets freeze imposed by paragraph 3 of resolution 1844 (2008) in connection with the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Somalia.
S/RES/2036 (2012) 22 February 2012 Imposes a ban on the direct or indirect import of charcoal from Somalia, whether or not such charcoal originated in Somalia. Decides that Somali authorities shall take the necessary measures to prevent the export of charcoal from Somalia. Expands the mandates of the Committee and the Monitoring Group accordingly.
S/RES/2023 (2011) 5 December 2011 Expands the restrictive measures regarding Eritrea in the areas of “Diaspora taxes”, its mining sector and the provision of financial services to Eritrea; and expands the mandate of the Monitoring Group re-established by resolution 2002 (2011) to monitor the implementation of these measures and to consider information relevant to Djiboutian combatants missing in action.
S/RES/2002 (2011) 29 July 2011 Expands and extends the mandate of the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 3 of resolution 1558 (2004) for a further period of 12 months; and adds the recruitment and use of children as well as the targeting of civilians including women and children to the designation criteria for targeted measures imposed by resolution 1844 (2008).
S/RES/1972 (2011) 17 March 2011 Renews for a period of sixteen months an exemption to the assets freeze imposed by paragraph 3 of resolution 1844 (2008) in connection with the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Somalia.
S/RES/1916 (2010) 19 March 2010 Expands and extends the mandate of the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 3 of resolution 1558 (2004) for a further period of 12 months, with the addition of three experts; establishes for a period of twelve months an exemption to the assets freeze imposed by paragraph 3 of resolution 1844 (2008) in connection with the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Somalia.
S/RES/1907 (2009) 23 December 2009 Imposes a ban on the sale and supply to and from Eritrea of arms and related materiel; imposes targeted sanctions (an arms embargo, including training and financial assistance, on individuals and entities; a travel ban on individuals; and an assets freeze on individuals and entities, as designated by the Committee); provides exemptions to the travel ban and assets freeze; and expands the mandates of the Committee and the Monitoring Group.
S/RES/1853 (2008) 19 December 2008 Extends the mandate of the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 3 of resolution 1558 (2004) for a further period of 12 months, with the addition of a fifth expert.
S/RES/1851 (2008) 16 December 2008 By paragraph 11 the Council affirmed that the measures imposed by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992) and further elaborated upon by paragraphs 1 and 2 or resolution 1425 (2002), shall not apply to weapons and military equipment destined for the sole use of Member States and regional organizations undertaking measures in accordance with paragraph 6, for the purpose of suppressing acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea.
S/RES/1846 (2008) 2 December 2008 By paragraph 12 the Council affirmed that the measures imposed by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992) and further elaborated upon by paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1425 (2002), do not apply to supplies of technical assistance to Somalia to ensure coastal and maritime security, including combating piracy and armed robbery at sea off the Somali and nearby coastline, which have been exempted from those measures in accordance with the procedure set out in paragraphs 11 (b) and 12 of resolution 1772 (2007).
S/RES/1844 (2008) 20 November 2008 Imposes individual targeted sanctions (an arms embargo, including training and financial assistance, on individuals and entities; a travel ban on individuals; and an assets freeze on individuals and entities, as designated by the Committee); provides exemptions for such measures; and expands the mandates of the Committee and the Monitoring Group on Somalia.
S/RES/1811 (2008) 29 April 2008 Extends the mandate of the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 3 of resolution 1558 (2004) for a further six months
S/RES/1772 (2007) 20 August 2007 Authorizes IGAD and Member States of the African Union to maintain for a further period of six months a mission  in Somalia (AMISOM), established pursuant to resolution 1725 (2006). Decides that the measures imposed by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992) and further elaborated in paragraph 1 and 2 of resolution 1425 (2002) shall not apply to:
(a) supplies of weapons and military equipment, technical training and assistance intended solely for the support of or use by AMISOM; or
(b) such supplies and technical assistance by States intended solely for the purpose of helping develop security sector institutions, consistent with the political process, as notified in advance to the Committee and on a case-by-casis basis, and in the absence of a negative decision by the Committee established pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) within five working days of receiving an advance notification.


S/RES/1766 (2007) 23 July 2007 Extends the mandate of the Monitoring Group for a period of six months

S/RES/1744 (2007) 20 February 2007 Decides that the measures imposed by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992) and further elaborated in paragraph 1 and 2 of resolution 1425 (2002) shall not apply to:
(a) supplies of weapons and military equipment, technical training and assistance intended solely for the support of or use by AMISOM; and
(b) such supplies and technical assistance by States intended solely for the purpose of helping develop security sector institutions, consistent with the political process, as notified in advance to the Committee and on a case-by-case basis and in the absence of a negative decision by the Committee within five working days of receiving such notification


S/RES/1725 (2006) 6 December 2006 Authorizes IGAD and Member States of the African Union to establish a protection and training mission in Somalia, to be reviewed after an initial period of six months

S/RES/1724 (2006) 29 November 2006 Re-establishes the Monitoring Group for a period of six months

S/RES/1676 (2006) 10 May 2006 Requests the Secretary-General to re-establish, for a period of six months, the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 3 of resolution 1558 (2004)

S/RES/1630 (2005) 14 October 2005 Requests the Secretary-General to re-establish, for a period of six months, the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 3 of resolution 1558 (2004)

S/RES/1587 (2005) 15 March 2005 Requests the Secretary-General to re-establish, for a period of six months, the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 3 of resolution 1558 (2004)

S/RES/1558 (2004) 17 August 2004 Requests the Secretary-General to re-establish, for a period of six months, the Monitoring Group referred to in paragraph 2 of resolution 1519 (2003)

S/RES/1519 (2003) 16 December 2003 Requests the Secretary-General to establish a Monitoring Group composed of up to four experts and to be based in Nairobi, for a period of six months, which should focus on the ongoing arms embargo violations, including transfers of ammunition, single use weapons and small arms

S/RES/1474 (2003) 8 April 2003 Requests the Secretary-General to re-establish the Panel of Experts, for a period of six months, so that it can generate independent information on violations of the arms embargo and refine its previous recommendations

S/RES/1425 (2002) 22 July 2002 Requests the Secretary-General to establish a Panel of Experts, consisting of three members to be based in Nairobi for a period of six months, to generate independent information on violations of the arms embargo and as a step towards giving effect to and strengthening the embargo established by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992)

S/RES/1407 (2002) 3 May 2002 Requests the Secretary-General to establish, in preparation for a Panel of Experts, a team of experts consisting of two members for a period of 30 days to provide the Committee with an action plan detailing the resources and expertise that the Panel of Experts will require to be able to generate independent information on violations and for improving the enforcements of the weapon and military equipment embargo established by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992)

S/RES/1356 (2001) 19 June 2001 Decides that the measures imposed by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992) shall not apply to protective clothing, including flak jackets and military helmets, temporarily exported to Somalia by UN personnel, representatives of the media and humanitarian and development workers and associated personnel for their personal use only. Also decides that the measures imposed by paragraph 5 of resolution 733 (1992) shall not apply to supplies of non-lethal military equipment intended solely for humanitarian or protective use
S/RES/751 (1992) 24 April 1992 Establishment of a general and complete arms embargo and a Security Council Sanctions Committee

S/RES/733 (1992) 23 January 1992 Imposition of arms embargo