Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Al-Qaida list

Recent Sanctions-related UN Resolutions

17 December 2015 - With Resolution 2253 the Security Council decides that the Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee and the Al-Qaida Sanctions List adopted 1989 (1267) shall from now on be referred to as the ”ISIL (Da’esh) and the Al-Qaida Sanctions List”.

The Security Council decides to impose asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo on ISIL (also known as Da’esh), Al-Qaida, and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities. Listing criteria for acts or activities indicating such an association is also decided upon and specified. 

The mandate of the Office of the Ombudsperson is extended for a period of 24 months from the current mandate that expires in December 2017. 

12 February 2015 – With Resolution 2199 the Security Council decides that Member States shall inform the 1267/1989 Committee within 30 days of the interdiction in their territory of any oil or oil products being transferred to or from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Daesh) and Al-Nusrah Front (ANF).

On 24 September 2014 – With Resolution 2178 the Security Council decides that member states shall prevent entry or transit through their territories of individuals associated with A-Qaida set out in resolution 2161 (2014).

On 15 August 2014 – With Resolution 2170 the Security Council decides that individuals, specified in an annex of this resolution, shall be object to the measures imposed by resolution 2161 (2014) and added to the Al-Qaida Sanctions List.

On 17 June 2014 – With Resolution 2161 the Security Council decides that all States shall impose asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargoes previously decided on in resolutions 1333 (2000), 1390 (2002) and 1989 (2011) with respect to Al-Qaida and individuals, groups or entities associated with them, such as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the Al-Nusrah Front (ANF).

The mandate of the Office of the Ombudsperson established by resolution 1904 (2009) is extended for a period of thirty months from the date of expiration of the Office of the Ombudsperson’s current mandate in June 2015.

On 17 December 2012 – With Resolution 2083 the Security Council decides that all states shall impose asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo previously decided on in resolutions 1333 (2000), 1390 (2002) and 1989 (2011) with respect to Al-Qaida and individuals associated with them. Requirements for listing and delisting of individuals are specified in the resolution.

The mandate of the Office of the Ombudsperson established by resolution 1904 (2009) is extended for a period of thirty months.

Background

Resolution 1989 (2011) stipulates that the sanctions list maintained by the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) will henceforth be known as the “Al-Qaida Sanctions List” and include only names of those individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with Al-Qaida.

The mandate of the Office of the Ombudsperson established by resolution 1904 (2009) is extended for a period of eighteen months.