General Licenses for Syria, Iran, and Venezuela Offer a Pathway through Sanctions to Address COVID-19 Relief

Latest from OFAC: Issuance of Syria General License 21, Venezuela General License 39, and Iran General License N In Brief The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued General Licenses (GLs) to permit charities to carry out certain relief activities related to COVID-19 in Syria, Iran, and Venezuela effective June 17, 2021. Specifically, the… CONTINUE READING >>



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A 2018 United Nations study found that food insecurity is a deadlier crisis than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined: 9 million people die each year from hunger and hunger-related diseases. Banco de Alimentos was founded in 2001 to reduce food insecurity in the Columbian capital of Bogotá. A staggering 16.4% of Colombia’s population experiences malnutrition,… CONTINUE READING >>

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