UNSC Rejects to Designate Indians as Terrorists
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II- Global groupings; International Relations
- The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has rejected all Pakistan’s requests to list four Indians as designated terrorists under its 1267 Committee for Counterterrorism Sanctions.
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UNSC Resolution 1267 Sanctions Committee
- This committee oversees the implementation of sanctions pursuant to UNSC resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015).
- It was adopted unanimously on 15th October 1999.
- It is one of the most important and active UN subsidiary bodies working on efforts to combat terrorism, particularly in relation to Al Qaeda, Taliban and the Islamic State group.
- It prepares a consolidated list of people associated with these organizations.
- It discusses UN efforts to limit the movement of terrorists, especially those related to travel bans, the freezing of assets and arms embargoes for terrorism.