On 13 November 2017, the EU imposed targeted sanctions against Venezuela. See Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/2074. The EU’s decision is also based on the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights report…Read More
Other EU Sanctions Programs
On 21 December 2016, the EU implemented the decision of the UNSC Iraq Sanctions Committee (UNSCC 1518) to delete seven entities from parties which should be blacklisted.
EU adopts sanctions against 7 individuals deemed responsible for acts of violence in Congo September 2016.
EU Implements UNSC Resolution 2321 (2016) against North Korea (DPRK) after missile test in September 2016 in violation of a series of UN Security Council resolutions.
On 30 November 2016, UN Security Council adopted new sanctions against North Korea under UNSC Resolution 2321 (2016). The decision is based on North Korea’s 9 September 2016 nuclear test.
Myanmar cracks-down on Rohingya minority: implications for sanctions? There are growing reports that the ongoing security operation of the Myanmar (Burmese) Government in the Rakhine state had led to serious human rights violations. The…
U.S. Proposes UN Arms Embargo against South Sudan Last week, the U.S. circulated a draft resolution to other members of the Security Council regarding the imposition of an arms embargo and further targeted sanctions against…
EU Updates North Korea Sanctions The problems pile on for the hermitage state of North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea). In line with the imposed UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea, the EU updated…
The UK EU Scrutiny Parliamentary Committee comments on the EU’s decision on 29 October 2015 to suspend most of its targeted sanctions against Belarus