UN SC Resolutions concerning the situation in Iraq and Kuwait (list)

  • RES. 1483 of 22 May 2003 : Removal of sanctions
  • RES. 1472 of 28 March 2003 : Humanitarian assistanci to Iraqi population.
  • RES. 1454 of 30 December 2002 : Adjustements to the «Oil for food» programme.
  • RES. 1447 of 4 December 2002 : Extends the « Oil for Food » programme by another six months.
  • RES. 1443 of 25 November 2002 : Extends the « Oil for Food » programme by another six months.
  • RES. 1441 of 8 November 2002 : It demands Iraq to comply with its disarmament obligations with the threat of facing ‘serious consequences’.
  • RES. 1409 of 14 May 2002 : New sanctions regime: « smart sanctions », allowing Iraq to import with little scrutiny all goods for civilian use, excepted military products and dual use goods.
  • RES. 1382 of 29 November 2002 : Approval of a re-evaluation plan of the international sanctions and extension of the « Oil for food » programme by another six months.
  • RES. 1360 of 3 July 2001 : Extends the « Oil for Food » programme by another six months.
  • RES. 1352 of 1 June 2001 : Authorises Iraq to import goods for the civil population.
  • RES. 1330 of 5 December 2000 : Extends the « Oil for Food » programme by another six months.
  • RES. 1302 of 8 June 2000 : Extends the « Oil for Food » programme by another six months.
  • RES. 1293 of 31 March 2000 : Renewal of Resolutions 1242 (1999) and 1281 (1999).
  • RES. 1284 of 17 December 1999 : Establishes the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) which replaces the Special Commission (UNSCOM) established by resolution 687 (1991). UNMOVIC has the same responsibilities mandated to the Special Commission by the Council with regard to the verification of compliance by Iraq of resolution 687 (1991) and other related resolutions.
  • RES. 1281 of 10 December 1999 : Extends the « Oil for Food » resolution by another six months.
  • RES. 1275 of 19 November 1999 : Extends the resolutions 1242 (1999) and 1266 (1999).
  • RES. 1266 of 4 October 1999 : Authorizes the export of Iraqi oil products.
  • RES. 1242 of 21 May 1999 : Extends the « Oil for Food » resolution by another six months.
  • RES. 1210 of 24 November 1998 : Extends the « Oil for Food » resolution by another six months.
  • RES. 1205 of 5 November 1998 : Condemns Iraqi decision of ceasing cooperation with the UN Special Commission and the IAEA and demands Iraq to immediately restore it.
  • RES. 1194 of 9 September 1998 : Condemns the decision by Iraq of suspending cooperation with the UN Special Commission and the IAEA. Decision not to proceed with the evaluation of the sanctions’ regim until Iraq has not reviewed its position.
  • RES. 1154 of 2 March 1998 : Concerns measures to implement the memorandum of understanding signed by the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq and the UN Secretary-General on 23 February 1998.
  • RES. 1153 of 20 February 1998 : Concerns certain aspects of the « Oil for Food » programme (especially humanitarian needs and export of oil).
  • RES. 1143 of 4 December 1997 : Extends the « Oil for Food » resolution by another six months.
  • RES. 1134 of 23 October 1997 : Demands again that Iraq fully and unconditionally cooperate with UNSCOM.
  • RES. 1060 of 12 June 1996 : Demands that Iraq fully cooperate with UNSCOM.
  • RES. 986 of 14 April 1995 : «Oil for food» programme.
  • RES. 949 of 15 October 1994 : Concerning military deployments by Iraq in the direction of the border with Kuwait.
  • RES. 899 of 4 March 1994 : Concerning compensation for Iraqi citizens affected by the demarcation of the international boundary between Iraq and Kuwait.
  • RES. 833 of 27 May 1993 : Concerning the work of the Iraq-Kuwait Boundary Demarcation Commission.
  • RES. 806 of 5 February 1993 : Concerning UNIKOM.
  • RES. 778 of 2 October 1992 : Concerning Iraq’s frozen assets.
  • RES. 773 of 26 August 1992 : Concerning the Iraq-Kuwait Boundary Demarcation Commission.
  • RES. 715 of 11 October 1991 : Security Council’s demand that Iraq meet unconditionally all its obligations.
  • RES. 712 of 19 September 1991 : Confirmation of the ceiling of $ 1.6 billion in limited Iraqi oil sale.
  • RES. 707 of 15 August 1991 : Condemnation of Iraq’s « serious violation » of a number of its obligations under resolution 687.
  • RES. 706 of 15 August 1991 : Relating to the terms for the limited sale of Iraqi oil for the purpose of meeting essential civilian needs.
  • RES. 705 of 15 August 1991 : Council’s decision that compensation to be paid by Iraq shall not exceed 30% of the annual value of its exports of petroleum.
  • RES. 700 of 17 June 1991 : Relating to the approval of the guidelines to facilitate implementation of the arms embargo against Iraq.
  • RES. 699 of 17 June 1991 : Concerning the elimination of Iraq’s banned weapons.
  • RES. 692 of 20 May 1991 : Relating to the establishment of the United Nations Compensation Fund.
  • RES. 689 of 9 April 1991 : Relating to the establishment of the United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission (UNIKOM).
  • RES. 688 of 5 April 1991 : Demanding that Iraq end repression of the civilian population in some parts of its territory and insisting that it allow immediate access by international humanitarian organizations to all those in need of assistance.
  • RES. 687 of 3 April 1991 : Relating to the restoration to Kuwait of its sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity and the return of its legitimate government, to the status of sanctions. Creation of UNSCOM.
  • RES. 686 of 2 March 1991 : Relating to the suspension of offensive combat operations and to the importance of Iraq taking the measures to end definitively the hostilities.
  • RES. 678 of 29 November 1990 : Relating to the use by Member States of « all necessary means to uphold and implement resolution 660 and all subsequent relevant resolutions and to restore international peace and security in the area ».
  • RES. 677 of 28 November 1990 : Relating to attempts by Iraq to alter the demographic composition of the population of Kuwait.
  • RES. 674 of 29 October 1990 : Demanding that Iraq release third-State nationals being held in Iraq or Kuwait.
  • RES. 670 of 25 September 1990 : Applicability of sanctions to all means of transport.
  • RES. 669 of 24 September 1990 : Relating to requests for assistance under the provisions of Article 50 of the Charter.
  • RES. 667 of 16 September 1990 : Relating to diplomatic personnel and premises.
  • RES. 666 of 13 September 1990 : Relating to the determination of humanitarian circumstances.
  • RES. 665 of 25 August 1990 : Measures to ensure implementation of resolution 661.
  • RES. 664 of 18 August 1990 : Relating to the nationals of third countries in Iraq and Kuwait and to diplomatic missions in Kuwait.
  • RES. 662 of 9 August 1990 : Non-validity of the Iraqi annexation of Kuwait.
  • RES. 661 of 6 August 1990 : Imposition of mandatory sanctions and establishment of a Committee to undertake certain tasks regarding the implementation of the resolution.
  • RES. 660 of 2 August 1990 : Condemnation of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait

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