Temporarily banned countries

From IECO - International Eurofan's Countries Organisation

Countries on the black list will not be able to take part in competitions under the auspices of IECO until they are removed from this list. Certain countries, according to the decision of the organizers of the competition, are included in the list for various reasons: recognized by the international community as sponsors of terrorism, having illegitimate and / or unrecognized governments for the international community, all kinds of violations of human rights and freedoms, and so on.

At the moment, 14 countries out of 193 UN members are on the black list:

# Country Country Code Reason for being on the list Date added
1 Afg-icon.png Afghanistan AFG The Taliban regime has not been recognized by the international community as legal and legitimate in Afghanistan since the armed coming to power at the end of 2021. Violation of human rights and freedoms. The current totalitarian regime. December 16, 2022
2 Blr-icon.png Belarus BLR After the 2020 elections, Alexander Lukashenko was recognized as illegitimate by the vast majority of the international community. The Lukashenka regime provided the territory of Belarus for a full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation into the territory of Ukraine. December 1, 2022
3 Caf-icon.png Central African Republic CAF The US State Department ranks the Central African Republic among the countries experiencing the most serious problems with slavery and human trafficking, including children. December 16, 2022
4 Cub-icon.png Cuba CUB The country is on the US list of sponsors of terrorism. December 16, 2022
5 Gnq-icon.png Equatorial Guinea GNQ The current totalitarian regime. September 8, 2023
6 Eri-icon.png Eritrea ERI The current totalitarian regime. December 16, 2022
7 Irn-icon.png Iran IRN The country is on the US list of sponsors of terrorism. December 16, 2022
8 Prk-icon.png North Korea PRK The country is on the US list of sponsors of terrorism. The current totalitarian regime. December 16, 2022
9 Mmr-icon.png Myanmar MMR During the military coup and the coming to power of the military junta in Myanmar, which took place on February 1, 2021. December 16, 2022
10 Rus-icon.png Russia RUS After the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022, the European Parliament and a number of parliaments of European countries recognized Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. December 1, 2022
11 Syr-icon.png Syria SYR The country is on the US list of sponsors of terrorism. The current totalitarian regime. December 16, 2022
12 Tkm-icon.png Turkmenistan TKM The current totalitarian regime. December 16, 2022
13 Ven-icon.png Venezuela VEN December 16, 2022
14 Yem-icon.png Yemen YEM December 17, 2022

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