UN: Ombudsperson appointed to review individual delisting requests

On 7 June, the UN Secretary General appointed Judge Kimberly Prost (Canada) as Ombudsperson under the Security Council’s sanctioning scheme.

The appointment was made in implementation of Security Council resolution 1904(2009), which created the Ombudsperson position to assist the Sanction Committee in delisting requests received from individuals and entities subject to the Security Council’s relevant sanctions measures against Al-Qaida and the Taliban. Judge Kimberly Prost recently served as judge ad litem with the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

(H/T ICJ)

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