Sanctions Profile: Central African Republic

At a glance

The UN imposed sanctions on the Central African Republic (CAR) in 2013, in response to the continuing deterioration of the security situation in the country, by UN Security Council Resolution 2127.

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US renews sanctions on Syria and Central African Republic

Syria The US is continuing sanctions on Syria for 1 year by extending the national emergency declared in Executive Order (E.O.) 13338, as amended, specifically for the “the regime’s brutality and repression of the Syrian people” and “policies, including with respect to chemical weapons, supporting terrorist organizations, and obstructing the Lebanese government’s ability to function […]

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UK passes Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

The UK has passed the Sanctions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/26, which make amendments to a number of EU sanctions regimes to ensure (inter alia) that they continue to apply within the UK after Brexit. The Regulations will come into force on exit day.

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EU implements UN amendments to CAR sanctions regime

On 30 January 2018, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2399 (2018), which (inter alia) amended the exemptions to the arms embargo and the designation criteria under its Central African Republic (CAR) sanctions regime. The EU has implemented those changes today by adopting Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/391 and Council Regulation (EU) 2018/387....

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EU updates entry under DPRK and CAR sanctions lists

In line with the UN Security Council, the EU has updated the entry of ‘Ri Su Yong’ under its North Korea sanctions list by adding the following statement: “Served as Korea Ryonbong General Corporation representative in Cuba”. See Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/331 and Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/324. UK OFSI Notice here. The EU...

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UN extends sanctions against CAR

The UN Security Council has passed UNSC Resolution 2399 (2018), which extends its sanctions regime against the Central African Republic (CAR). As a result, the existing arms embargo, travel bans and asset freezes will continue to operate until 31 January 2019. UN press release here....

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Current Sanctions

EU

Consolidated

Council Regulation (EU) No 224/2014

Parent Regulation

Council Regulation (EU) No 224/2014

Amended by:

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 691/2014

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1276/2014

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/324

Council Regulation (EU) 2015/734

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1485

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2454

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/354

Council Regulation (EU) 2016/555

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1442

Council Regulation (EU) 2017/400

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/890

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/906

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1090

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/325

Council Regulation (EU) 2018/387

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/698

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/757

Consolidated

Council Decision 2013/798/CFSP

Parent Decision

Council Decision 2013/798/CFSP

Amended by:

Council Decision 2014/125/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision 2014/382/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision 2014/863/CFSP

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/336

Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/739

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/1488

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2015/2459

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2016/360

Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/564

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2016/1446

Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/412

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/901

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/916

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/1103

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/332

Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/391

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/699

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2019/763