26 July 2016

Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Meets with Panel of Experts

On 15 July 2016, members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan were briefed by the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan in connection with the Panel’s work programme.

With the adoption by the Security Council of resolution 2290 (2016) on 31 May 2016, the mandate of the Panel of Experts was extended until 1 July 2017.

During the consultations on 15 July, members of the Committee and the Panel also discussed recent events in South Sudan in the context of the Panel’s plans to submit a report to the Security Council, within 120 days, providing analysis of the current security threats facing the Transitional Government of National Unity, and its needs to maintain law and order in South Sudan, as well as further analysis on the role of transfers of arms and related materiel coming into South Sudan since the formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity with respect to implementation of the August 2015 Peace Agreement, and threats to the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) and other United Nations and international humanitarian personnel.

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