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26 Jan 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Ron Redmond (to whom quoted text may be attributed) at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

05 Jan 2001 description
report UN Security Council

SC/6984
NEW YORK, 4 January (Department of Political Affairs) -- Pursuant to paragraph 4 (b) of the note by the President of the Security Council dated 30 October 1998 (S/1998/1016), and after consultations among the members of the Council, it was agreed to elect the chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the following sanctions committees for a period running until 31 December 2001:

Security Council Committee established by resolution 661 (1990) concerning the situation between Iraq and Kuwait:

04 Jan 2001 description

Members of the Security Council today designated chairpersons of 10 committees set up by the Council to monitor sanctions against countries or groups around the world.

04 Jan 2001 description

New York (dpa) - After being accepted into the U.N. Security Council, Norway and Ireland have the difficult tasks of being the future leaders of the committees monitoring U.N. sanctions in Iraq and Angola, respectively.

The two countries were on Monday officially admitted to the council, each for a two-year term. But after the usual bilateral discussions that accompany the beginning of each month, the council on Thursday convened for the first time for joint discussions at U.N.