Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Issene Abdoulaye


Abdoulaye Issene Ramadan; Abdoulaye Issène Ramadane; Hissene Abdoulaye; Abdoulaye Hissein; Abdoulaye Issène; Abdoulaye HISSENE


President of the Conseil National de Défense et de Sécurité (CNDS) and military leader of the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de la Centrafrique. Hissène was formerly the Minister of Youth and Sports as part of the Cabinet for the Central African Republic's former President Michel Djotodia. Prior to that, he was the head of the Convention of P...


Central African Republic' 'Chad




['KM5, Bangui, Central African Republic, (KM5, Bangui, Central African Republic)' 'Nana-Grebizi, Central African Republic' 'Ndjari, Ndjamena, Chad' 'Ndélé, Bamingui-Bangoran, Central African Republic, (main location since August 2016)']

Reg. ID

['D00000897 (passport-National passport) (on 2013-04-05 valid to 2018-04-04 diplomatic)(CAR diplomatic passport)' '103-00653129-22 (id-National identification card) (on 2009-04-21 valid to 2019-04-21)(Chad national identity card)' 'D00004262 (passport-National passport) (on 2014-03-11 valid to 2019-03-10 diplomatic)(CAR diplomatic passport)']

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Official reason

Abdoulaye Hissène was listed on 17 May 2017 pursuant to paragraphs 16 and 17(g) of resolution 2339 (2017) as ‘engaging in or providing support for acts that undermine the peace, stability or security of the CAR, including acts that threaten or impede the political transition process, or the stabilisation and reconciliation process or that fuel viol...

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Abdoulaye Hissène and other members of the ex-Séléka collaborated with anti-balaka spoilers allied with former Central African Republic (CAR) President François Bozizé, including Maxime Mokom, to encourage violent protests and clashes in September 2015 as part of a failed coup attempt to bring down the Government while then-Transitional President C...

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Program information




Restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic



Target State

Central African Republic


Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Prohibition to satisfy claims, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them; - It is prohibited to satisfy claims made by the persons listed in Council Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 in connection with any contract or transaction the performance of which has been affected...

Official Information

On 5 December 2013, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2127 (2013), which imposes an arms embargo against the Central African Republic (CAR). The EU implemented this decision on 23 December 2013. On 28 January 2014, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2134 (2014) imposing also targeted restrictive measures on persons or entities that...

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