UN Documents for Terrorism: Security Council Resolutions

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20 November 2015 S/RES/2249 Called for member states to take all necessary measures on the territory under the control of ISIS to prevent terrorist acts committed by ISIS and other Al-Qaida affiliates.
12 February 2015 S/RES/2199 Was on ISIS and Al-Nusra’s illicit funding via oil exports, traffic of cultural heritage, ransom payments and external donations.
22 December 2014 S/RES/2195 This was a resolution that addressed the role of transnational organised crime in supporting terrorism.
24 September 2014 S/RES/2178 This resolution expanded the counter-terrorism framework by imposing obligations on member states to respond to the threat of foreign terrorist fighters.
15 August 2014 S/RES/2170 Condemned the recruitment by ISIS and al-Nusra of foreign fighters and listed six individuals affiliated with those groups under the 1267/1989 Al-Qaida sanctions regime.
17 June 2014 S/RES/2161 This resolution renewed the measures targeting Al-Qaida associated individuals and entities and extended the mandates of the Office of the Ombudsperson and the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team assisting the 1267/1989 Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee for 30 months.
17 June 2014 S/RES/2160 This resolution renewed, with minor adjustments, the 1988 Taliban sanctions regime.
27 January 2014 S/RES/2133 This resolution called on states not to pay ransom to terrorist kidnappers.
17 December 2013 S/RES/2129 This resolution renewed the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate for four years.
17 December 2012 S/RES/2083 This resolution renewed the mandate of the Al-Qaida sanctions committee (1267/1989) Ombudsperson for 30 months.
17 December 2012 S/RES/2082 This resolution modified the Taliban (1988) sanctions regime, allowing for a number of exemptions to make it easier for listed individuals to travel in order to participate in meetings in support of peace and reconciliation. It also renewed the Committee's Monitoring Team.
29 June 2012 S/RES/2055 This resolution expanded the 1540 Committee's Group of Experts from eight to nine.
17 June 2011 S/RES/1989 This resolution empowered the Ombudsperson to make delisting recommendations to the 1267/1989 Committee.
17 June 2011 S/RES/1988 This resolution established a separate Taliban/Afghanistan sanctions regime, with a separate list of Taliban individuals and entities subject to sanctions and a new Afghanistan focused sanctions committee.
20 April 2011 S/RES/1977 This resolution renewed the mandate of the 1540 committee for 10 years. The committee was requested to conduct a comprehensive review of the status of implementation of resolution 1540 and recommend any necessary adjustments to its mandate every five years. The committee was also asked to consider by 31 August the feasibility of a coordination and leadership post for the group of experts, as well as the expertise and broad geographical representation required for the group of experts. In addition, the Council decided that the committee should submit an annual programme of work to the Council before the end of each May, with the next due by 31 May 2011.