4 October 2006
The Sierra Leone parliament approved the composition of the National Human Rights Commission.
20 June 2006
Charles Taylor was transferred to the Netherlands to be tried in a special outpost of the Special Court for Sierra Leone located at the ICC.
29 March 2006
Charles Taylor was apprehended and surrendered to the Special Court.
1 January 2006
UN Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL) started operating in Sierra Leone.
UNAMSIL’s withdrawal was completed.
The Council mandated the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) to provide security for the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Trials began at the Special Court. The disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of former combatants concluded.
Charles Taylor fled to Nigeria.
Charles Taylor was indicted by the Special Court. The diamonds embargo expired.
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah was re-elected president. UNAMSIL’s drawdown began.
Remaining Revolutionary United Front (RUF) fighters withdrew. Disarmament began.