By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Red Cross granted UN sanctions exemption for coronavirus aid

We reported on 14 February that the International Federation of Red Cross requested an urgent exemption from UN sanctions to help prevent the spread coronavirus in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (see post). The UNSC Committee overseeing Resolution 1718 (2006) has now granted that exemption. See press release.

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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...

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