UN Security Council delegation arrives in Juba to access impact of sanctions.

Delegation of the United Nations Security Council meeting President Salva Kiir Mayardit.Delegation of the United Nations Security Council meeting President Salva Kiir Mayardit.
President Salva Kiir has received a high-level United Nations Security Council (UNSC) delegation that has arrived in South Sudan’s capital Juba to assess the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, as well as the impact of the United Nations sanctions on the world’s youngest country, according to a statement by South Sudan presidential press unit.
The Committee comprises all 15 members of the Security Council and makes its decisions by consensus. The current Chair of the Committee, for the period ending 31 December 2021, is His Excellency Mr. Dang Dinh Quy (Viet Nam). The Vice-Chairs for 2021 are Ireland and Mexico. The Committee prepares annual reports of its activities. The Committee has guidelines for the conduct of its work. Formal and informal meetings of the Committee are announced in the journal of the United Nations and the work of the Committee is supported by the Panel of Experts.
The Committee that arrived in South Sudan is mandated to:
·monitor implementation of the measures imposed by paragraphs 9 and 12 of resolution 2206 (2015) and paragraph 4 of resolution 2428 (2018) with a view to strengthening, facilitating and improving implementation of these measures by Member States;
·seek and review information regarding those individuals and entities who may be engaging in the acts described in paragraph 14, 15 and 16 of resolution 2521 (2020);
·designate individuals subject to the measures imposed by paragraph 9 of resolution 2206 (2015) and to consider requests for exemptions in accordance with paragraph 11 of said resolution;
·designate individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by paragraph 12 of resolution 2206 (2015), and to consider requests for exemptions in paragraph 13 of said resolution;
It should thus be noted that the United Nations delegation is being led by the permanent representative of the Republic of Vietnam, Amb. Daung Dinh Quy. Following an earlier statement by the presidency, it confirmed that the delegation was in the country “to deepen the relations between the Government of South Sudan and the International community in order to build confidence to progress together towards reforms for the prosperity of South Sudan.”
Additionally, on the agenda of the delegation, the presidency clarified that the team is in the country to further for “dialogue on the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council pass every year in May especially in regards to sanctions on South Sudan, therefore the visiting delegation aims to seek ways on how to have a better understanding for the council to consider on how to elevate, modify and sustain the regime as it is now.”
While conducting this visit, the UN delegation will be able to “acquaint themselves with the existing working cooperation between the government of South Sudan and the team of United Nations operating in South Sudan, and the progress of their humanitarian activities at the grounds in the areas affected by floods.”
According to the presidency statement, the delegation also came to the country to access impact of sanctions and the arms embargo on the world’s youngest country.
The presidency statement added that the delegation also came to seek information on the impacts of sanctions on the development and on the activities of the government of South Sudan and the way forward.
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