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    SC/8282
                6 January 2005

    Chairpersons, Vice-Chairpersons of Security Council Subsidiary Bodies Elected for 2005

    NEW YORK, 5 January -- 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 and other subsidiary bodies for the period ending 31 December 2005:

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

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Lauro L. Baja, Jr. (Philippines)

    Vice-Chairs: Algeria and Greece

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

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Abdallah Baali (Algeria)

    Vice-Chairs: Benin and Greece

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

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Ronaldo Mota Sardenberg (Brazil)

    Vice-Chairs: Algeria and Argentina

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

    Chair: H.E. Mr. César Mayoral (Argentina)

    Vice-Chairs: Greece and Romania

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism:

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Andrey I. Denisov (Russian Federation) until 31 March 2005; H.E. Ms. Ellen Margrethe Løj (Denmark) as of 1 April 2005

    Vice-Chairs: Algeria, Brazil and Greece

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

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Mihnea Ioan Motoc (Romania)

    Vice-Chairs: Brazil and Denmark

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

    Chair: H.E. Ms. Ellen Margrethe Løj (Denmark)

    Vice-Chairs: Japan and Philippines

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo:

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Abdallah Baali (Algeria)

    Vice-Chairs: Benin and Philippines

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004):

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Mihnea Ioan Motoc (Romania)

    Vice-Chairs: Benin, Philippines and the United Kingdom

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1572 (2004) concerning Côte d’Ivoire:

    Chair: H.E. Mr. Adamantios Th. Vassilakis (Greece)

    Vice-Chairs: Denmark and the United Rep of Tanzania

    The Bureau of each of the above-mentioned subsidiary bodies will be composed as above for a term ending on 31 December 2005.

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