Latest Updates in EU and UN Sanctions

Latest Updates in EU and UN Sanctions

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For the latest updates regarding sanctions imposed under the Ukraine Territorial Integrity Regime please access the respective web-page created by the Sanctions Monitoring Board on its homepage.

Democratic Republic of the Congo Regime


Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1009 of 27 June 2022 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1183/2005 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2022.170.01.0015.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A170%3ATOC

 

The Council of the European Union on 27 June 2022 decided to amend Annex Ia to Regulation (EC) No 1183/2005 and delete the following entry:

 

‘3. Ferdinand Ilunga LUYOYO’


Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2022/1020 of 27 June 2022 implementing Decision 2010/788/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2022.170.01.0083.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A170%3ATOC

 

The Council of the European Union on 27 June 2022 decided to amend Annex II to Decision 2010/788/CFSP and delete the following entry:

 

‘3. Ferdinand Ilunga LUYOYO’

 

For further information please consult the above links.

 

Iran Regime


Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1010 of 27 June 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran

 

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2022.170.01.0017.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A170%3ATOC

 

The Council of the European Union on 27 June 2022 decided to amend Annex IX to Regulation (EU) No 267/2012.


Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/1019 of 27 June 2022 amending Decision 2010/413/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Iran

 

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2022.170.01.0078.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A170%3ATOC

 

The Council of the European Union on 27 June 2022 decided to amend Annex II to Decision 2010/413/CFSP.

 

For further information please consult the above links.​



ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaeda

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2022.147.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A147I%3ATOC

 

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2022.147.01.0003.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A147I%3ATOC

 

The EU today decided to add one group and two persons to the list of those subject to restrictive measures against ISIL/Da'esh and Al-Qaeda and persons, groups, undertakings and entities associated with them. The measures target Hurras al-Din, a Syria-based al-Qaeda affiliated group, its leader Faruq al-Suri, and its religious leader Sami al-Aridi.


Ukraine Regime

Corrigendum to Council Regulation (EU) 2022/394 of 9 March 2022 amending Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine (Official Journal of the European Union L 81 of 9 March 2022.

On page 3, in Article 1, in the amendments to Regulation (EU) No 833/2014, points (7) and (8):
(7) Annex VI is amended is accordance with Annex I to this Regulation;
(8) Annex IX is amended is accordance with Annex II to this Regulation;’,

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/658 of 21 April 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

The Council considers that two individuals should be added to the list of persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 for their role in undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine and for benefitting from Russian decision-makers responsible for the annexation of Crimea or the destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine. Regulation (EU) No 269/2014 should therefore be amended accordingly.

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/660 of 21 April 2022 amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

The Council considers that two individuals should be added to the list of persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP for their role in undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine and for benefitting from Russian decision-makers responsible for the annexation of Crimea or the destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine. Decision 2014/145/CFSP should therefore be amended accordingly.


DPRK Regime

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/659 of 21 April 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea


In view of the continued ballistic-missile-related activities carried out by the DPRK, in violation of and with flagrant disregard for the relevant UNSCRs, eight individuals and four entities should be included in the lists of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures in Annexes XV and XVI to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509. Annexes XV and XVI to Regulation (EU) 2017/1509 should therefore be amended accordingly.

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/661 of 21 April 2022 amending Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
In view of the continued ballistic-missile-related activities carried out by the DPRK in violation of and with flagrant disregard for the relevant UNSCRs, eight individuals and four entities should be included in the lists of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures in Annexes II and III to Decision (CFSP) 2016/849. Annexes II and III to Decision (CFSP) 2016/849 should therefore be amended accordingly.
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