Resolutions

Document URL Date of Adoption Unofficial Description
14 November 2018

Renames the Committee; terminates the mandate of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group; establishes the Panel of Experts on Somalia until 15 December 2019; renews, until 15 November 2019, the partial lift of the arms embargo on Somalia, the humanitarian exemption to the assets freeze, and the maritime interdiction of charcoal and weapons or military equipment; lifts the sanctions on Eritrea.

14 November 2017

Renews, until 15 November 2018, the partial lift of the arms embargo on Somalia, the humanitarian exemption to the assets freeze, and the maritime interdiction of charcoal and weapons or military equipment; and extends the mandate of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group until 15 December 2018.

10 November 2016

Renews, until 15 November 2017, the partial lift of the arms embargo on Somalia, the humanitarian exemption to the assets freeze, and the maritime interdiction of charcoal and weapons or military equipment; expresses the intention of the Security Council to review measures on Eritrea in light of the upcoming midterm update by the SEMG due by 30 April 2017, and taking into account relevant Security Council resolutions; and extends the mandate of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group until 15 December 2017.

23 October 2015

Renews, until 15 November 2016, the partial lift of the arms embargo on Somalia, the humanitarian exemption to the assets freeze, and the maritime interdiction of charcoal and weapons or military equipment; affirms that the entry into Somali ports for temporary visits of vessels carrying arms and related materiel for defensive purposes does not amount to a delivery of such items in violation of the arms embargo on Somalia, provided that such items remain at all times aboard such vessels; requests the Committee to publish an implementation assistance notice summarising the arms embargo restrictions and exemptions; and extends the mandate of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group until 15 December 2016.

24 October 2014

Renews, until 30 October 2015, the partial lift of the arms embargo on Somalia for the purpose of developing the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia and the humanitarian exemption to the assets freeze; authorizes for a period of 12 months the maritime interdiction of charcoal and weapons or military equipment being shipped in violation of the charcoal ban and the arms embargo; and extends the mandate of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group until 30 November 2015.

05 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.

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.

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.

06 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.

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.

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