November 2006 Monthly Forecast

Posted 30 October 2006
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Aide Memoire

Important matters pending for the Council are:

  • The Secretary-General’s proposals for a long term solution in Lebanon under resolution 1701 are still awaited. Recommendations on the status of the Sheb’a Farms have not been submitted yet.
  • The Secretary-General’s report on the protection of civilians in camps in Chad and on improving security along the border with Sudan requested in resolution 1706 is still pending.
  • The Secretary-General’s observations on sanctions against individuals obstructing action by MONUC or by the DRC Group of Experts, requested in resolution 1698, are still pending. The Council is still to consider the Secretary-General’s 22 May report on foreign armed groups in the DRC, and individual sanctions under resolutions 1649 and 1698.
  • On Uganda, Council members are still to consider the 29 June Secretary-General’s recommendations regarding the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army. (S/2006/478)
  • A draft resolution on Small Arms circulated by Argentina in March 2006 has not been adopted.
  • In October 2004 the Council requested  a report on the practical steps the UN could take to strengthen its action in support of 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 still not been made public. 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.
  • The 2005 World Summit requested “fair and clear procedures for listing and de-listing individuals for targeted sanctions”.  Action is still awaited.
  • Reforms to the Military Staff Committee, also requested by the 2005 World Summit, have yet to be addressed.

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