1 May 2015

Briefings by INTERPOL and UNMAS to Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan

During its informal consultations on 28 April 2015, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan (the Committee) was briefed by representatives of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS).

The Committee was briefed by INTERPOL pursuant to paragraph 5(e) of its Guidelines, which state that the Committee will explore the modalities for coordination and cooperation with INTERPOL, particularly as regards the usage of the INTERPOL-United Nations Security Council Special Notice to alert law enforcement authorities worldwide that an individual is subject to United Nations sanctions.

UNMAS briefed the Committee on its activities with respect to mine action (including survey and clearance of mines and explosive remnants of war) and the disposal of small arms carried out as part of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

During the consultations, Committee members expressed appreciation for the work of INTERPOL and UNMAS and the information provided during the briefings.

For information media. Not an official record.