Trade sanctions are among the many tactics resorted to by the international community in order to compel a state to comply with its human rights obligation.
This article was co-authored by:
– Arun Prakash, strategy officer for trade and commodity finance at IFC
– Dennis Ochieng, economist at IFC
– Shanshan Li, consultant at IFC
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) and Power Bank (PB) have signed a cooperation agreement to collaborate in the financing of energy solutions across the MENA… read more →
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The Government has announced the UK’s new MFN tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UKGT) The Government has this morning (19 May) announced the UK’s new MFN tariff regime, the UK… read more →
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