By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

UN grants Swiss Humanitarian Aid sanctions exemption

The UN has granted Swiss Humanitarian Aid (a Swiss government-operated foreign aid agency) an exemption from the UN’s North Korea sanctions, authorizing it to send disinfection kits for 30 hospitals and 2,000 sets of personal protective equipment to North Korea in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The UN has recently granted similar exemptions to the Red Cross and …

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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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