This educational program, developed by The Association of Foreign Press Correspondents (AFPC-USA) in partnership with the Hinrich Foundation, provided foreign correspondents with the opportunity to learn from four well-known experts and gain a deeper understanding of secondary sanctions. During 90 minutes, the panelists discussed how those secondary sanctions affect the targeted economy looking at Russia, China, and Iran as examples. They analyzed the effects, effectiveness, and side effects of recent U.S. and E.U. sanctions on Russia discussed China´s attempt to balance relations with Russia and the West in the light of Western sanctions on Moscow and looked into how China uses primary, secondary and comprehensive sanctions.

The educational program took place on October 6 and was moderated by Patrícia Vasconcellos, the U.S. correspondent for Brazilian TV network SBT. The Association of Foreign Press Correspondents (AFPC-USA) is solely responsible for its content.