UN EXTENDS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC SANCTIONS REGIME FOR FURTHER 6 MONTHS

On 31 January, Relief Web reported that the UN Security Council had adopted UN SCR 2507, extending the CAR sanctions regime for 6 months to 31 July — including an arms and ammunition embargo, with a number of exemptions — while renewing the mandate its related Panel of Experts for 7 months.   Exemptions from the sanctions include supplies intended solely to support the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and training missions deployed by the EU and France; supplies of non-lethal equipment and assistance intended solely to support the security sector reform process; supplies brought into the country by Chadian or Sudanese forces solely for their use in international patrols; and supplies of non-lethal military equipment intended solely for humanitarian or protective use, among several other exemptions.

https://reliefweb.int/report/central-african-republic/adopting-resolution-2507-2020-security-council-extends-central

 

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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