UN sanctions on Iraq were first imposed in 1990, by UN Security Council Resolution 661, in response to the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. The current UN Sanctions Committee and regime on Iraq was established in 2003 as the successor to the 1990 committee, by UN Security Council Resolutions 1483 and 1518.Subscribe for full access
The UNSC has approved the removal of 9 entities from its Iraq sanctions lists pursuant to Resolution 1518 (2003). The 9 entities: General Establishment for Tharthar Project, Iraqi Broadcasting and Television Establishment, Iraqi News Agency, Ministry of Youth, State Enterprise for Irrigation Projects, State Establishment of Haditha Dam, State Establishment of Mosul Dam, and State […]
The UN Security Council has removed the following 4 entities from its Iraq sanctions list: General Establishment for Main Out Pall Drain, National Tobacco State Company, State Enterprise for Petrochemical Industries, and State Enterprise for Pulp and Paper Industries. As a result, they will no longer be subject to UN asset freezes. See UN Press […]
On 29 January 2019, the UN Security Council removed the following 8 entities from its Iraq sanctions list: General Establishment for Hospitality Affairs; General Establishment for Travel and Tourist Services; National Computer Centre; State Contracting Buildings Company; State Enterprise for Rubber Industries; State Organization for Buildings; State Organization for Tourism; and Al-Huda State Company for […]
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.
Last week (8 January), the UN Security Council removed 3 entities from its Iraq sanctions list: General Establishment for Designs and Research, State Enterprise for Aluminum Semi Products, and State Enterprise for Cables and Wires. As a result, they will no longer be subject to UN asset freezes. See UN Press Release. The EU implemented […]