The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and Paris-based Financial Action Task Force have asked Pakistan to act against the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and its chief Maulana Masood Azhar.
Tensions between India and Pakistan have risen following the Feb.14 Pulwama terror attack in the Indian-held Kashmir.
Indian officials in Delhi and diplomats in New York have begun negotiations to place Masood Azhar on the ban list.
France will take over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council in March.
Technical preparations are expected to take a few weeks.
The coming few days are crucial as the most important meeting in this regard will be held on Feb. 27 to be attended by foreign ministers and officials from Russia, France, United States, China and India.
The European Union (EU) is being asked to add Pakistan to its own black list.
It is critical to see what role Russia will play in supporting India and convincing China to withdraw its objections to the listing of militant organizations as terrorist.