UN extends mandate of Ombudsperson and AQ sanctions committee

The United Nations Security Council adopted two resolutions last week (17 June 2014) relating to its Al Qaida and Taliban sanctions programmes. Resolution 2160 (2014) reinforces the UN’s sanctions (asset freezes and travel bans) against individuals and entities associated with the Taliban, and invites the Government of Afghanistan to submit names for inclusion on that list. Resolution 2161 (2014) extends the mandate of...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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