September 2006 Monthly Forecast

Posted 31 August 2006
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Important matters pending for the Council are:

  • In October 2004 the Council, in a presidential statement, requested a report on the practical steps the UN could take to strengthen its action in support for transitional justice and the rule of law in conflict and post-conflict situations. This has not been submitted.
  • The December 2004 report by the Secretary-General on human rights violations in Côte d’Ivoire, requested by a presidential statement, has not been made public yet. Also on Côte d’Ivoire, the December 2005 report by the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has not been published.
  • A draft resolution on Small Arms circulated by Argentina in March 2006 has not been adopted. Argentina continues with bilateral consultations.
  • The World Summit in September 2005 asked for “fair and clear procedures for listing and de-listing individuals for targeted sanctions.” This issue remains to be addressed.
  • Also in September 2005 the World Summit asked the Council to consider reforms to the Military Staff Committee.  This has not yet been taken up by the Council. 

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