Sanctions and Restrictive Measures

Sanctions and restrictive measures are an essential tool which is used to prevent conflict or respond to emerging or current crises. They are non-punitive measures and are intended to respond to negative political change.

Relevant information is available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the heading of ‘Sanctions’.

For timely, valid and immediate updates on current European Union (EU) restrictive measures and United Nations (UN) sanctions, you could consult the following useful links:
For EU restrictive measures:
EU Sanctions Map
Consolidated List of Sanctions
European Union External Action Service
European Commission
Council of the European Union
Official Journal of the European Union                                
Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)                     
For UN sanctions:
General Information
Consolidated List of Sanctions
United Nations Security Council Resolutions
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime