Procedures for Listing

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) Document PDF) 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 contained 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:

  1. specific findings and reasoning demonstrating that the criteria are met;
  2. nature of the supporting evidence ; and
  3. supporting evidence or documents;
  4. 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, Her Excellency Ms. Mona Juul (Norway), through the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations

With copies to:


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.