Toward a More Humane and Effective Sanctions Management

February 1998 – This report was commissioned by the United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs to provide a multifaceted research review of the impact of multilateral sanctions, including the development of a methodology for data gathering and assessing such impact that could be used by UN agencies, researchers and others.  This report – which later was endorsed by the UN Inter-agency Standing Committee in Geneva and used by DHA for the next five years – includes much of the methodology and examples of studies using the categories in the cases of South Africa, Iraq, the former Yugoslavia and Haiti.

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