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This section covers the United Nations Sanctions.

UN Sanctions are diplomatic decisions enforced by the United Nations organizations and states against other states, entities, or individuals. These sanctions are measures of safety to preserve national safety interests, peace, and international law.

UN Sanctions List
UN Security Council: Press Release
UN News Peace & Security

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Consolidated list of sanctioned entities

This collection from OpenSanctions combines all designated entities from various sanctions lists and represents the broadest set of sanctioned people, companies and other assets that are designated globally. Virtually all sanctions lists are based on the UN Security Council List...
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US launch Multilateral Russian Oligarch Task Force

US Treasury & US DoJ virtually met with representatives from Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, the UK, and European Commission to launch the Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) multilateral task force...  
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Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions

Security Council ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Removes Two Entries from Its Sanctions List. The assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2610 (2021), and adopted under Chapter VII...
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Security Council Renews Arms Embargo, Travel Ban, Asset Freeze

Security Council Renews Arms Embargo, Travel Ban, Asset Freeze Imposed on Those Threatening Peace in Yemen, by 11 Votes in Favour, None against, 4 abstentions...
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Special Committee on UN Charter Opens 2022 Session

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization opened its 2022 session with delegates debating questions related to sanctions, working methods and the peaceful settlement of disputes...
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At UN, Russia, China call out ‘unilateral’ sanctions

Russia, facing the threat of Western penalties over Ukraine, and China spoke out against what they called "unilateral" sanctions imposed by countries without the backing of the United Nations Security Council...
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Security Council 751 Sanctions Committee Adds One Entry to Its Sanctions List

The Security Council Committee pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) concerning Somalia approved the addition of the entry specified below to its Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by the Security Council and adopted...
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