Press Releases

    SC/8636
                13 February 2006

    Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of Security Council Committees for 2006

    NEW YORK, 10 February (Department of Political Affairs) -- Pursuant to the Note by the President of the Security Council, S/2006/7 and S/2006/66, dated 5 and 31 January 2006, the respective chairmen and vice-chairmen have been elected for the following committees for the period ending 31 December 2006:

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

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (Qatar)

    Vice-chairmen:

    Ghana and Slovakia

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

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. César Mayoral (Argentina)

    Vice-chairmen:

    Greece and Qatar

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

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. Augustine P. Mahiga (United Republic of Tanzania)

    Vice-chairmen:

    Argentina and Congo

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

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. César Mayoral (Argentina)

    Vice-chairmen:

    Ghana and Greece

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

    Chairman:

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

    Vice-chairmen:

    Greece, Peru and Qatar

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003)

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. Nana Effah-Apenteng (Ghana)

    Vice-chairmen:

    Congo and Denmark

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

    Chairman:

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

    Vice-chairmen:

    Japan and Qatar

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

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. Oswaldo de Rivero (Peru)

    Vice-chairman:

    Japan

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004)

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. Peter Burian (Slovakia)

    Vice-chairmen:

    Ghana, Japan and United Kingdom

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

    Chairman:

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

    Vice-chairmen:

    Denmark and United Republic of Tanzania

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan

    Chairman:

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

    Vice-chairmen:

    Argentina and Slovakia

    Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1636 (2005)

    Chairman:

    H.E. Mr. Kenzo Oshima (Japan)

    Vice-chairmen:

    Denmark and Slovakia

    The secretaries of the above committees can be reached by contacting the Security Council Subsidiary Organs Branch, telephone number (212) 963-4071, fax. numbers (212) 963-1300/3778.

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