Procedures for Listing

I. Relevant Security Council resolutions / Committee Guidelines

  • Security Council resolution 1970 (2011): paragraphs 22 and 24 (b) and (c)
  • Security Council resolution 1973 (2011): paragraph 23
  • Security Council resolution 2146 (2014): paragraph 11
  • Security Council resolution 2174 (2014): paragraph 4
  • Security Council resolution 2213 (2015): paragraph 11
  • Committee Guidelines: Section 5

II. Who is entitled to submit listing requests?

Member States may at any time submit to the Committee listing requests for inclusion of individuals and entities on the 1970 Sanctions List.

III. What should be included in listing requests?

States are advised to submit names as soon as they gather the supporting evidence of actions that meet the listing criteria. When submitting names of entities, States are encouraged, if they deem it appropriate, to propose for listing at the same time the names of the individuals responsible for the decisions of the entity concerned.

Listing requests must contain a detailed statement of case in support of the proposed listing in accordance with the relevant criteria under which the names of individuals and/or entities are being proposed for designation, including:

  1. specific findings and reasoning demonstrating that the listing criteria are met;
  2. nature of the supporting evidence (e.g., reports of the Panel of Experts, intelligence, law enforcement, judicial, media, admissions by subject, etc.);
  3. supporting evidence or documents;
  4. details of any connection with a currently listed individual.

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:

  1. For individuals: family name/surname, given names, other relevant names, date of birth, place of birth, nationality/citizenship, gender, aliases, employment/occupation, residence, passport or travel document (including date and place of issue) and national identification number, current and previous addresses, website addresses, and current location.
  2. For groups, undertakings or entities: name, 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, and website addresses.

IV. How to make the listing request?

Please address the listing requests to:

  • The Chair of the Committee, Her Excellency Mrs. Ruchira Kamboj, through the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations.

With copy to:

V. Decision-making of the Committee

In accordance with Section 5 of the Committee Guidelines, the Committee will consider expeditiously requests to update the list. If a proposal for listing is not approved within the decision-making period (five working days), the Committee will provide feedback to the submitting State on the status of the request. If the Committee approves the listing proposal, the Secretariat shall, after publication but within one week after a name is added to the List, notify the Permanent Mission of the country or countries where the individual or entity is believed to be located and, in the case of individuals, the country of which the person is a national (to the extent this information is known).