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Sanctions: Vote on a Draft Resolution on the Focal Point for Delisting and Informal Working Group on UN Sanctions

On Friday afternoon (19 July), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution co-penned by Malta and the US strengthening the mandate of the Focal Point for Delisting, which was established by resolution 1730 of 19 December 2006 to receive requests for delisting from UN sanctions regimes. The draft text also establishes an Informal Working Group (IWG) of the Security Council on General UN Sanctions Issues, a previous iteration of which was active between 2000 and 2006. The draft resolution is open for co-sponsorship by the wider UN membership.

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