Economic sanctions, which have existed since ancient Greece and have been codified by the UN, are being used more and more frequently by the international community: Iraq, Iran, Libya, North Korea and now Russia. The stated goals are to force the regimes and their leaders to negotiate via economic pressure that is first experienced by the people. Are these sanctions effective? Are they actually achieving their goals? Aren’t the people ultimately the only ones to pay the price?
Are economic sanctions effective?
Start of the session
28 September 2023 16h30
End of the session
28 September 2023 18h00