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    SC/7973
                                                                                                               9 January 2004

    Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons of Security Council Subsidiary Bodies Elected for 2004

    NEW YORK, 8 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 the period ending 31 December 2004:

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

    Chairman: Lauro L. Baja, Jr. (Philippines)

    Vice Chairmen: Algeria and Germany

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

    Chairman: Abdallah Baali (Algeria)

    Vice Chairmen: Benin and Spain

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

    Chairman: Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg (Brazil)

    Vice Chairmen: Algeria and Pakistan

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) concerning Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities:

    Chairman: Heraldo Muñoz (Chile)

    Vice Chairmen: Romania and Spain

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003):

    Chairman: Mihnea Ioan Motoc (Romania)

    Vice Chairmen: Philippines and Pakistan

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1521 (2003) concerning Liberia:

    Chairman: Munir Akram (Pakistan)

    Vice Chairmen: Philippines and Angola

    The Bureau of each of the above-mentioned subsidiary bodies will be composed as above for a term ending on 31 December 2004.

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