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Australia and sanctions

Australia and sanctions

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  • The United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2488 which adjusts elements of the arms embargo and sanction measures for the Central African Republic (CAR).

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    International relations
  • The Australian Government has listed Soheyb Laraibi for counter-terrorism targeted financial sanctions.

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    International relations
  • Government amended the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions – Central African Republic) Regulation 2014.

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    International relations
  • On 12 February 2019, Australia introduced an arms embargo in relation to South Sudan to implement its international obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2428 (2018) (UNSCR 2428).

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    International relations

As of 1 January 2020, DFAT established the Australian Sanctions Office (ASO). As part of this establishment, we have rolled out changes to the website and launched our new sanctions platform, Pax.

Who we are

What we do, the approach we take and our partners.

Who we are

What you need to know

What are sanctions, who must comply and details of our sanction regimes.

What you need to know

What you need to do

Your responsibilities and a checklist to assist you.

What you need to do

What we can do to help

Services we provide, sanctions permits and helpful information.

What we can do to help

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