July 2006 Monthly Forecast

THE SECURITY COUNCIL

Update on the Review of Mandates

The Security Council’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Mandate Review in June agreed on five clusters of mandates to be reviewed in phase one of its work.  The five clusters, which were set out in the document Criteria to Suggest Mandates for Consideration in Phase One prepared by the Co-Chairs (the Permanent Representatives of Slovakia and the United States) are:

In phase one, the Committee will examine mandates in those areas where problems have been identified and a solution may be reached in the coming weeks.  In phase two, the Committee plans to consider groups of mandates that will require additional time for discussion and agreement.

Security Council Letters

  • S/2006/354 (31 May 2006) was the letter of the Council President to the Secretary-General informing him of the establishment of the Ad-Hoc Committee and inviting a senior member of the Secretariat staff to participate in the relevant meeting.

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