EU HR/VP parliamentary question on EU sanctions & humanitarian aid

In July 2020, the EU High Representative/Vice-President, Josep Borrell, answered a question on lifting sanctions and economic blockades on third countries in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the effect of sanctions on the well-being of their citizens. Amongst other things, HR/VP Borrell said that “EU sanctions are designed so as not to impede the delivery of humanitarian aid [and] …

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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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