Press Releases

    SC/7627
    10 January 2003

    Chairpersons And Vice-Chairpersons of Security Council Sanctions Committees Elected for 2003

    NEW YORK, 9 January (Department of Political Affairs) -- Pursuant to paragraph 4 (b) of the note by the President of the Security Council dated 30 October 1998 (document S/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 the period ending 31 December 2003:

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

    Chairman: Gunter Pleuger (Germany)
    Vice Chairmen: Bulgaria and Pakistan

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 748 (1992) concerning Libya:

    Chairman: Mamady Traoré (Guinea)
    Vice Chairmen: Bulgaria and Germany

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) concerning Somalia:

    Chairman: Stefan Tafrov (Bulgaria)
    Vice Chairmen: Mexico and Germany

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994) concerning Rwanda:

    Chairman: Mikhail Wehbe (Syrian Arab Republic)
    Vice Chairmen: Guinea and Spain

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1132 (1997) concerning Sierra Leone:

    Chairman: Adolfo Aguilar Zinser (Mexico)
    Vice Chairmen: Cameroon and Pakistan

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999):

    Chairman: Juan Gabriel Valdés (Chile)
    Vice Chairmen: Guinea and Spain

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1343 (2001) concerning Liberia:

    Chairman: Munir Akram (Pakistan)
    Vice Chairmen: Angola and Syrian Arab Republic

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