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Sanctions, Countermeasures and Human Rights

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

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About the event

This seminar provided 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, the event offered an insight into the impact of specific forms of sanctions or countermeasures on human rights. Discussions covered 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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