EU Commission guidance on Covid-19 humanitarian aid to Iran & Venezuela

The EU Commission has expanded its guidance on the provision of Covid 19-related humanitarian aid and medical assistance to countries subject to EU sanctions to include Iran and Venezuela. The Commission published the first chapter of the guidance in May 2020, which covered Syria (see post). As in the Syria guidance, the note provides clarity on what constitutes humanitarian relief, …

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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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