United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC)

Commission d'indemnisation de l'ONU

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Established by resolution of E-XE3376 - United Nations Security Council (UNSC), as a subsidiary organ of the Security Council, to administer United Nations Compensation Fund -- Fonds d'indemnisation de l'ONU. Comes within the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), based at E-XE3343 - United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG). As a subsidiary organ of the Security Council, operates within the framework of the Council's resolutions, particularly resolutions 687 (1991), 692 (1991), 1483 (2003), 1546 (2004) and 1956 (2010), that together established the Commission, its jurisdiction, its policy guidelines and its financing. Closed down as required under Security Council resolution 2621.


Process claims; administer the UN Compensation Fund and ensure payment of successful claims for any direct loss, damage, including environmental damage and the depletion of natural resources, or injury to foreign governments, nationals and corporations, as a result of Iraq's unlawful invasion and occupation of Kuwait in accordance with Security Council resolution 687 (1991).


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Governing Council (currently holds 2 formal sessions a year), consisting of the 15 members of the Security Council (5 permanent and 10 non-permanent), from which a President and 2 Vice-Presidents are elected (2-year terms). Secretariat, headed by Executive Secretary.


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GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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