EU Commission Outlines Sanctions to Conserve Herring Stocks And Help Protect the Livelihoods of Scottish Fishermen
Sanctions to conserve herring stocks and help protect the livelihoods of Scottish fishermen have been outlined by EU Commission The EU sanctions on Faroe in relation to herring could: Prevent import of herring into the EU Prevent vessels that fish for herring landing into the EU Prevent EU vessels going to fish [...]
European Union Suspending Sanctions Against 81 Zimbabwean Officials And Eight State Owned Enterprises
The European Union said on Monday that it was suspending sanctions against 81 Zimbabwean officials and eight state-owned enterprises as part of measures to reward political reforms in the southern African country. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said the decision was motivated by the peaceful, successful and credible referendum on a new Zimbabwe constitution [...]
The African Union on Monday suspended with immediate effect the Central African Republic (CAR) from all its activities and imposed sanctions, travel bans and asset freezes on seven rebel leaders, including leader Michel Djotodia of the Seleka coalition which toppled President Francois Bozize on Sunday. The decision were announced by the AU Commissioner for Peace [...]
The European Union has adopted the regulation that translates Iran sanctions agreed by the Foreign Affairs Council in October into law.
Debutant President at the two-day 32nd heads of state and government summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Joyce Banda of Malawi, has called for the unconditional lifting of targeted sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe.
A deal on new rules empowering the European Commission to ban EU imports of fish from overfished stocks and related species was unanimously endorsed by the Fisheries Committee on Wednesday.
The ECOWAS authority has suspended the general sanctions imposed on Guinea Bissau, endorsed the transitional organs established and called on ECOWAS, monetary union UEMOA and the international community to extend financial support to the transitional Government to help it meet its obligations, the ECOWAS commission said on Monday in Abuja.
United States Adding Syria to a List of Countries That Could Face Sanctions for Not Doing Enough to Fight Human Trafficking
The United States is adding Syria to a list of countries that could face sanctions for not doing enough to fight human trafficking. The annual U.S. report on worldwide slavery says Burma and Venezuela are among those countries making progress.