top of page

EU Establishes Niger Sanctions Framework for Peace and Security


Get the latest scoop on the EU's Niger Sanctions Framework. Discover how the EU is cracking down on threats to peace, stability, and human rights in Niger.


The European Union established a framework for sanctions against Niger in order to penalise individuals and organisations that threaten peace, stability, and security in Niger, undermine democracy and the rule of law, or violate serious human rights violations or abuses, as well as applicable international humanitarian law in Niger.


Travel restrictions, asset freezes, and the inability to transfer money with a humanitarian exemption are some of the penalties imposed on Niger. The application of the sanctions was preceded by the military coup and President Bazoum's arrest on July 26, 2023 (press release).


Background

A military coup tried to remove President Mohamed Bazoum, who was elected democratically, on July 26, 2023. The head of the Presidential guard, General Tchiani, declared himself the new president of the Conseil national pour la sauvegarde de la patrie (CNSP) two days later.


President Bazoum, his wife, and their son are still being held in the presidential palace since he has refused to step down.



Legal Provision

Council Regulation (EU) 2023/2406 of 23 October 2023 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Niger



Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/2287 of 23 October 2023 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Niger



About Customs Manager’s Customs & Global Trade Intelligence Services

The Premium Professional Legislative Monitoring Service (PLM) is a research and curation service which checks for legislative updates from official government websites based on the selected jurisdictions and topics. Paid Plan subscribers can access regular law change notifications to ensure they never miss a significant legal change on www.customsmanager.info – a website dedicated to customs & trade intelligence. At the same time, they save valuable time by engaging our dedicated trade specialists to carry the monitoring out for them. Premium subscribers also unlock all content on the Customs Manager’s Ltd. website, including our Customs & Trade Blog on www.customsmanager.info , providing vital thought leadership development services to empower them to trade effectively, efficiently and, of course, compliantly, across borders. Premium Subscribers can add jurisdictions and topics for an additional charge.


About Customs Manager Ltd.

We aim to empower people with import, export and transport responsibilities with helpful advice, insightful training and relevant trade intelligence services. We devote all our passion and energy to helping businesses grow faster cross-border. Working with us means having your own multilingual Customs Manager on standby to help you trade effectively, efficiently and, of course, compliantly wherever you want to go. Includes Brexit support and the ability to lodge customs declarations + Rules of Origin

Stay in Touch

· Twitter: @customsmanager

Important Notice

Customs Manager Ltd. owns the copyright in this document, except for external documents and links we refer to or make available.

You are not allowed to use this information in any way that infringes its intellectual property rights. You may have to hold a valid licence to use this information. A licence can be obtained by becoming a Paid Plan subscriber to the Customs Managers’ Customs & Trade Intelligence service, also known as Professional Legislative Monitoring (PLM). As a Paid Plan subscriber, you may download and print this information which you may then use, copy or reproduce for your internal non-profit-making purposes.

However, you are not permitted to use, copy or reproduce this information to profit or gain.

In addition, you must not sell or distribute this information to third parties, not members of your organisation, whether for monetary payment or otherwise.

This information is intended to serve as general guidance and not constitute legal advice. The application and impact of laws can vary widely based on the specific facts involved. This information should not be used as a substitute for consultation with professional legal or other competent advisers. Before making any decision or taking action, consult a Customs Manager Ltd. professional.



4 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page