Security Council Sanctions Committee on Somalia, Eritrea Approves Implementation Assistance Notice on Arms Embargoes in Place for Both Countries
On 14 March 2016, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea adopted its second implementation assistance notice entitled “Summary of arms embargo restrictions in place for Somalia and Eritrea, including exemptions”. The implementation assistance notice is available on the Committee’s website in all six official languages of the United Nations at www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/751.
The Committee adopted the arms embargo implementation assistance notice to assist Member States and other relevant actors to take the necessary steps to ensure the full and effective implementation and enforcement of the arms embargoes in place for Somalia and Eritrea. The implementation assistance notice provides an overview of the scope of the arms embargoes and exemption procedures. It also provides guidance to Member States and other actors on how to engage with the Committee on notifications and exemption requests.