EU Commission guidance on Covid-19 humanitarian aid & Syria sanctions

The European Commission is publishing guidance on how Covid-19-related humanitarian aid and medical assistance can be delivered to places that are subject to EU sanctions. The first is a Commission Notice on Syria. The guidance answers numerous questions about the definition of humanitarian relief, opening bank accounts for humanitarian aid purposes, whether organisations can liase with designated people if necessary, …

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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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