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”), historical analogies and lessons from past sanctions impositions (“Designing sanctions”), 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

Outline of the most important considerations for sanctions design, specific examples, & historical analogies

Quick facts

Selection of basic facts about UN sanctions