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The Security Council on 3 January 2012 agreed to elect the following chairpersons of Council committees, sanctions committees and working groups:

Committee Relevant Resolution 2012 Chairperson 2011 Chairperson
Counter-Terrorism S/RES/1373 (2001) HE Hardeep Singh Puri (India) HE Hardeep Singh Puri (India)
    Vice Chairs: France, Morocco and Russian Federation  Vice Chairs: France, Gabon, and Russian Federation
Terrorism/Weapons of Mass Destruction S/RES/1540 (2004) HE Baso Sangqu (South Africa)   HE Baso Sangqu (South Africa)
    Vice Chairs: Azerbaijan, Portugal and the UK Vice Chairs: Lebanon, Portugal and the UK
Sanctions Committee Relevant Resolution 2012 Chairperson 2011 Chairperson
Somalia and Eritrea S/RES/751 (1992) S/RES/1907 (2009) HE Hardeep Singh Puri (India) HE Hardeep Singh Puri (India)
    Vice Chairs: Pakistan and Togo Vice Chairs: Lebanon and Nigeria
Al-Qaida S/RES/1267 (1999) HE Peter Wittig (Germany) HE Peter Wittig (Germany)
    Vice Chair: Guatemala and Russia Vice Chairs: Brazil and Russia
Iraq S/RES/1518 (2003) HE Kodjo Menan (Togo) HE U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria)
    Vice Chair: India Vice Chair: India
Liberia S/RES/1521 (2003) HE Abdullah Hussain Haroon (Pakistan) HE Nawaf Salam (Lebanon)
    Vice Chairs: Portugal and South Africa Vice Chairs: Portugal and South Africa
Democratic Republic of the Congo S/RES/1533 (2004) HE Agshin Mehdiyev (Azerbaijan) HE Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti (Brazil)
    Vice Chairs: Morocco and Pakistan Vice Chairs: Gabon and Lebanon
Côte d'Ivoire   S/RES/1572 (2004) HE Gert Rosenthal (Guatemala) HE Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti (Brazil)
    Vice Chairs: Germany and South Africa Vice Chairs: Germany and South Africa
Sudan/Darfur S/RES/1591 (2005) HE Nestor Osorio (Colombia) HE Nestor Osorio (Colombia)
    Vice Chairs: Azerbaijan and India Vice Chairs: Bosnia and Herzegovina and India
Lebanon S/RES/1636 (2005) HE Kodjo Menan HE Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet (Gabon)
    Vice Chairs: Azerbaijan and Germany Vice Chairs: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Germany
DPRK (North Korea) S/RES/1718 (2006) HE José Filipe Moraes Cabral (Portugal) HE José Filipe Moraes Cabral (Portugal)
    Vice Chairs: Azerbaijan and Togo Vice Chairs: Lebanon and Nigeria
Iran S/RES/1737 (2006) HE Nestor Osorio (Colombia) HE Nestor Osorio (Colombia)
    Vice Chair: Togo Vice Chair: Nigeria
Libya    S/RES/1970 (2011) HE José Filipe Moraes Cabral (Portugal) HE José Filipe Moraes Cabral (Portugal)
    Vice Chair: India Vice Chair: India
Taliban S/RES/1988 (2011) HE Peter Wittig (Germany) HE Peter Wittig (Germany)
    Vice Chair: Guatemala and Russia  
Working Group Relevant Document 2012 Chairperson 2011 Chairperson
Peacekeeping S/PRST/2001/3 Mohammed Loulichki (Morocco) HE U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria)
Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Africa S/2002/207 HE Baso Sangqu (South Africa) HE Baso Sangqu (South Africa)
Additional Measures on Terrorism S/RES/1566 (2004) HE Hardeep Singh Puri (India) HE Hardeep Singh Puri (India)
Children and Armed Conflict S/RES/1612 (2005) HE Peter Wittig (Germany) HE Peter Wittig (Germany)
Documentation and Other Procedural Questions S/2006/66 HE José Filipe Moraes Cabral (Portugal) HE Ivan Barbalić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
International Tribunals   Gert Rosenthal (Guatemala) HE José Filipe Moraes Cabral (Portugal)

UN Documents

Selected Notes
  • S/2012/2 (3 January 2012) decided the elections for chairpersons and vice chairs of Council committees, sanctions committees, and working groups for the period ending 31 December 2012.

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