Sanctions Profile: Sudan

At a glance

The UN first imposed sanctions on Sudan in 2004, by UN Security Council Resolution 1556, in response to the ongoing armed conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region. It imposed an arms embargo on all non-governmental entities operating in Darfur, which was expanded to cover all parties to the N’djamena Ceasefire Agreement and to include asset freezes and travel bans in 2005, by UN Security Council Resolution 1591.

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UK Dept for Intl Trade updates licences for military exports to Saudi Arabia coalition forces & Turkey

Saudi Arabi Coalition Forces The UK’s Department for International Trade has issued new and amended OGELs* and OGTCLs** to prohibit new registrations for a number of licences until further notice for military and dual-use exports to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Sudan, and the UAE that might be used in the conflict in Yemen. […]

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OFAC quarterly reports on Iran & Sudan TSRA licences

Pursuant to section 906(b) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA), OFAC has published Quarterly Reports (from January – September 2018) on the licence applications processed requesting authorisation to export agricultural commodities, medicine, and medical devices to Iran and Sudan. OFAC Notice. The reports indicate that over the 3 quarters, […]

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OFAC reaches $200k settlement with Apollo Aviation Group

OFAC has announced a settlement of $210,600 with Apollo Aviation Group, now known as Carlyle Aviation Partners, to settle potential civil liability for 12 violations of the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R part 538. Apollo leased 3 aircraft engines to an entity incorporated in the UAE, which, without Apollo’s knowledge, subsequently subleased the engines to […]

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OFAC publishes 8th Biennial Report for licensing activities

OFAC has published a Biennial Report of licensing activities pursuant to Section 906(c) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA), which covers activities undertaken by OFAC from October 2014 to September 2016. The report focuses on licence applications requesting authorisation to export agricultural commodities, medicine, and medical devices to Iran […]

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US sanctions Sudan former NISS director for human rights violations

The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, has imposed a travel ban on Salah Abdalla Mohamed Mohamed Salih, known as Salah Gosh, the former director of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) under Section 7031(c) of the FY 2019 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019. Mr Gosh has been […]

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Current Sanctions

EU UK

Consolidated

Council Regulation (EU) No 747/2014

Parent Regulation

Council Regulation (EC) No 747/2014

Amended by:

Council Implementing Regulation (EC) 2017/401

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1942

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/512

Consolidated

Council Decision 2014/450/CFSP

Parent Decison

Council Decision 2014/450/CFSP

Amended by:

Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/413

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2017/1948

Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2018/516

The Sudan (Asset Freezing) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1507)

The Sudan (European Union Financial Sanctions) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/1826)