1718 Sanctions List
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List by Permanent Reference Number
In response to resolution 1874 (2009), paragraph 24, in 2012 the Committee designated a total of 5 individuals and 11 entities (S/2009/222, S/2009/364 and S/2012/287). By resolution 2087 (2013) and resolution 2094 (2013), the Security Council designated a total of 7 individuals and 8 entities. On 28 July 2014, the Committee designated an additional entity. By resolution 2270 (2016) and resolution 2321 (2016), the Security Council designated a total of 27 individuals and 22 entities. By resolution 2356 (2017) and resolution 2371(2017), the Security Council further designated a total of 23 individuals and 8 entities. By resolution 2375 (2017) and resolution 2397 (2017) the Security Council designated an additional 17 individuals and 4 entities.
The 1718 Sanctions List currently contains the names of 79 individuals and 54 entities. The 1718 Sanctions List was last updated on 22 December 2017.
I. Relevant Security Council resolutions / Committee Guidelines
- Security Council resolution 1718 (2006): paragraph 8 (d) and (e)
- Committee Guidelines: Section 6
II. Who is entitled to submit listing requests?
Member States may submit to the Committee listing requests for inclusion of individuals and entities on the 1718 Sanctions List.
III. What should be included in listing requests?
States are advised to submit names of individual(s) and/or entities with a narrative description which clarifies to the greatest extent possible how the criteria (contained in paragraph 8(d) and/or 8(e) of resolution 1718 (2006)) can apply to such individual(s) and/or entities. States can also indicate what aspects of the submitted information can be publicly released to other States upon request by the Committee.
Listing requests must contain a detailed statement of case in support of the proposed listing and specific criteria under which the names of individuals and/or entities are being proposed for designation, including:
- specific findings and reasoning demonstrating that the criteria are met;
- nature of the supporting evidence;
- supporting evidence or documents; and
- details of any connection with a currently listed individual or entity.
To the extent possible, the following specific information should be provided to allow for the positive identification of the individual or entity concerned by competent authorities:
For individuals: name (in original and Latin script), date of birth, place of birth, nationality, aliases, residence, current and previous addresses, current location, passport or travel document number, professional or functional title, and bank account number(s);
For entities: name (in original and Latin script), acronyms, address, headquarters, subsidiaries, affiliates, fronts, nature of business or activity, leadership, tax or other identification numbers and other names by which it is known or was formerly known, bank account numbers, and website addresses.
IV. How to make the listing request?
Please address the listing requests to:
- The Chair of the Committee, His Excellency Mr. Karel Jan Gustaaf van Oosterom (Netherlands), through the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations
With copies to:
- The Secretary of the Committee, Mr. Davey McNab, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
V. Decision-making of the Committee
The Committee will consider all complete listing requests and in accordance with Section 5 of the Committee Guidelines, the Committee will make decisions by consensus of its members. If a proposal for listing is not approved within the decision-making period (five working days, or in urgent situations, a shorter period but no less than two working days), the Committee will provide feedback to the submitting State on the status of the request. If the Committee approves the listing requests, the Secretariat shall update the Consolidated List of entities and individuals.
I. Relevant Security Council resolutions /Committee Guidelines
- Security Council resolution 1730 (2006)
- Committee Guidelines: Section 8
II. Who is entitled to submit a delisting request?
Member States may at any time submit to the Committee requests for delisting of individuals and entities inscribed on the 1718 Sanctions List.
Listed individuals and entities
A petitioner seeking to submit a request for delisting can do so either directly to the Focal Point for Delisting through his/her State of residence or nationality.
III. What should be included in a delisting request to the Committee?
Delisting requests should contain the following information:
- explanation as to why the designation does not or no longer meets the Listing Criteria (paragraph 8(d) and/or 8(e) of resolution 1718 (2006) through countering the reasons for listing as stated in the list entry for that particular individual or entity);
- the designee’s current occupation and/or activities, and any other relevant information;
- any documentation supporting the request can be referred to and/or attached together with the explanation of its relevance, where appropriate.
For a deceased individual, the delisting request shall be submitted either directly to the Committee by a State, or through the Focal Point for Delisting by his/her legal beneficiary, together with an official documentation certifying that status. The statement of case supporting the delisting request shall include the following information:
- death certificate or similar official documentation confirming the death whenever possible;
- whether or not any legal beneficiary of the deceased’s estate or any joint owner of his /her assets is on the Sanctions Lists as well.
IV. How to make a delisting request?
For petitioners choosing to submit a petition to the Focal Point for Delisting, the relevant procedure can be accessed here.
If the petitioner submits the petition to the State of residence or nationality, the following procedure should be followed:
- The State to which a petition is submitted (the petitioned State) should review all relevant information and then approach bilaterally the designating State(s) to seek additional information and to hold consultations on the delisting request;
- The designating State(s) may also request additional information from the petitioner’s State of nationality or residence. The petitioned and the designating State(s) may, as appropriate, consult with the Chair during the course of any such bilateral consultations;
- If, after reviewing any additional information, the petitioned State wishes to pursue a delisting request, it should seek to persuade the designating State(s) to submit jointly or separately a request for delisting to the Committee. The petitioned State may, without an accompanying request from the designating State(s), submit a request for delisting to the Committee.
V. Decision-making of the Committee
In accordance with Section 5 of the Committee Guidelines, the Committee will consider all complete delisting requests.
If the Committee approves the delisting requests, the Secretariat shall update the 1718 Sanctions List accordingly.