Central African Republic

Information as of: 16th October 2019

Latest Updates
UN Sanctions under S/Res/2454 were renewed and further clarified certian terms until 31 January 2020 by adopting Resolution 2488 (2019).
Financial/Other Sanctions
UN S/Res/2134 (28 Jan 2014) S/Res/2262 (27 Jan 2016).
US EO 13667 (13 May 2014)
EU/UK EU 224/2014 (10 March 2014)
Arms Embargo
UN S/Res/2127, S/Res/2399 (2018), S/Res/2454 (2019), S/Res/2488 (2019)
US Yes from 17th April 2014
EU/UK 2013/798/CFSP Arms and related material (23rd December 2013), Reg. 2016/555, amended by Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/412 . Amended by Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/391.
Further Details
UN S/Res/2127 (5 Dec 2013) - arms & related material unless intended solely for peacekeeping forces or defence against poaching. S/Res/2134 imposes an asset freeze & travel ban for individuals designated by the committee and also authorises Member States to seize, register and dispose of prohibited items listed. S/Res/2399 (2018) Extends all measures to 31 January 2019. S/Res/2454 (2019) extended all measures until 31 January 2020. Sanctions under S/Res/2454 were renewed and modified until 31 January 2020 by adopting Resolution 2488 (2019).

US EO 13667 Blocking property and interests in property for those persons contributing to the conflict in Central African Republic. OFAC Issued Regulations to Implement EO13667 on 7 Jul 2014. Restrictive measures under EO 13667 extended until 15 May 2020. SDN list updated periodically.
EU/UK Arms & related material including related (re)insurance effective 23 Dec 2013. EU 224/2014 (10 Mar 2014) asset freeze for designated individuals/entities. Regulation (EU) 2016/555 and Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/564 amends the current measures slightly in relation to the criteria for SDN designation. The EU/UK sanctions do not at present include a travel ban). Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/412 implements UN resolutions S/Res/2339 (2017). Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/391 implements UN resolution S/Res/2399 (2018). SDN list updated periodically.
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