EU MISAPPROPRIATION SANCTIONS TEN YEARS ON – FACTSHEET 2021

BACKGROUND Following the revolutions in 2011 in Tunisia and Egypt and 2014 in Ukraine, the Council of the European Union imposed misappropriation sanctions on people suspected of corruption from the ousted regimes. These require that any assets relating to people on the list, including real estate and bank accounts, are frozen in all EU Member Read more about EU MISAPPROPRIATION SANCTIONS TEN YEARS ON – FACTSHEET 2021[…]

The new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime lacks corruption focus

On 7th December, after years of talks and preparatory works in 2020, the European Council¬†announced the adoption of the new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime. This new sanction regime does not have a specific geographic focus and will allow the EU to¬†target individuals and entities involved in serious human rights violations and abuses across Read more about The new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime lacks corruption focus[…]