Geneva International Sanctions Network


The Geneva International Sanctions Network brings together scholars, students and practitioners interested in international targeted sanctions and draws on expertise developed through the Targeted Sanctions Consortium.

The group meets regularly for closed workshops and talks, which are organised and moderated by Dr. Erica Moret and co-chaired by Professor Thomas Biersteker.


Latest news

22 March 2017

Sanctions on Russia: Impacts and economic costs on the United States


A new report published by the Programme for the Study of International Governance and the Geneva International Sanctions Network suggests that economic costs to the US of its sanctions on Russia are minimal and should not represent a major consideration in the US government’s decision-making as to whether to maintain or lift the measures.

This report follows the publication of The New Deterrent? International Sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine Crisis. Dr. Erica Moret, Senior Researcher at PSIG, and Coordinator of the Geneva International Sanctions Network, was the lead author of both reports.

Download the full report.