UNICEF granted 1 year UN sanctions exemption for N Korea aid

The UN Security Council has granted UNICEF’s request for exemption from UN sanctions to allow for shipments of items necessary for UNICEF’s North Korea humanitarian programmes in areas including health, nutrition, sanitation, hygiene, safe water supply and hospital treatment. The exemption has been granted for 1 year, rather than for 6 months as provided by the UNSC 1718 Sanctions Committee …

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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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