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Sanctions, Countermeasures and Human Rights

12th June 2014

Time: 17:30-19:00

British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP


This seminar will provide an opportunity to consider the impact of countermeasures and sanctions on human rights. In addition to reviewing some key distinctions between the notions of countermeasures, sanctions and other related terms, such as reprisals, this event will offer an insight into the impact of specific forms of sanctions or countermeasures on human rights. Discussions will cover United Nations sanctions, as well as countermeasures in relation to the transit of energy.


  • Dr Danae Azaria, University College London
  • Dr Kate Parlett, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Professor Antonios Tzanakopoulos, University of Oxford


  • Dr Jansen Calamita, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

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Event convened by Kristin Hausler, Associate Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

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CPD Accreditation

This event is accredited with 1.5 CPD hours.

Pricing and Registration


Individual £40

Full-time Academic £25

Full-time Student £15


Individual £70

Full-time Academic £45

Full-time Student £25

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

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