User guide

What is included in the App?

UN SanctionsApp contains information about all sanctions imposed by the UN since 1991. This includes more than 100 different sanctions variants (“Types of sanctions”) used in 26 sanctions regimes, divided into specific time periods (“Cases & episodes”), important considerations for sanctions design and implementation ("Designing sanctions"), a filtering tool to search through UN sanctions regimes and identify closest historical analogies (“Sanctions filter”), and basic characteristics of UN sanctioning behavior (“Quick facts”).

Types of sanctions

Overview of all sanctions measures imposed by the UN since 1991, including their specific modifications

Cases & episodes

Summaries of key information pertaining to previously and currently imposed UN sanctions regimes

Designing sanctions

Includes key design-related considerations & examples of past UN sanctions design variations

Sanctions filter

Enables filtering through UN sanctions episodes to identify specific examples and most appropriate analogies

Quick facts

Selection of basic facts about UN sanctions

About us

Includes basic information about the App