Newsletter 14 – January 2014
Legal developments: European
Implementation of the Regulation
On 16 October, the European Commission issued a
report to the Parliament and the Council on the
implementation of the regulation 428/2009, its formal
amendments and, in a more comprehensive way, on
the implementation of a European regime in export
controls (exchange of information, dialogue with
Algeria and dual-use export controls
With the Act of 8 December 2012, related to the
Presidential Decree No. 2011-383 of 23 November 2011
which sets up the regulation applicable for exportation
of sensitive material and dual-use items, Algeria
reinforces its national export control regime.
Available (in French):
Update of the List
During their meeting, 3 and 4 December 2013, the
Participating States have worked to make the existing
control lists more readily understood and user-friendly for
licensing authorities and exporters, and to ensure the
detection and denial of undesirable exports. New export
controls were agreed in a number of areas including
surveillance, which, under certain conditions, may be
detrimental to international and regional security and
The White House released a Fact Sheet updating on the
revision of the US export control system.
The Australian Industry Group has developed and published a
Best Practice Guide for the Management of Controlled
Exports and Technologies.
The new Law on export and import of dual use items has
been adopted and is in force since 8 November 2013.
(Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia n:95/2013).
Studies and More: Articles,
David Albright, Andrea Stricker, Houston Wood, “Future World of Illicit
Nuclear Trade – Mitigating the Threat”, Institute for Science and
International Security, Washington, 130p.
Kathleen Van Heuverswyn, Nils Duquet (coll.), “Transit of strategic
goods in Europe - A comparative analysis of policy on the transit of
strategic goods in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the
United Kingdom”, Flemish Peace Institute Consortium, August 2013,
“Dual-use biology: how to balance open science with security”,
Conference report, 15-18 September 2013, Wilton Park, 11p.
“Le Groupe des fournisseurs nucléaires (NSG) et le régime mondial
de non-prolifération nucléaire” (in French), Observatoire de la nonprolifération, No. 85, October 2013. Available: http://www.cesim.fr/observatoire/
“Le NSG est-il « à la croisée des chemins »?” (in French),
Observatoire de la non-prolifération, No. 86, November 2013. Available:
“Codes de conduite et sciences de la vie” (in French), Observatoire
de la non-prolifération, No. 86, November 2013. Available:
“Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and relevant
provisionsof the Security Council resolutions in the Islamic Republic of
Iran – Report by the Director-General”, IAEA, GOV/2013/56, 14
Monthly Newsletter No. 51 November 2013 and No. 52 January 2014
of the project Cooperation in export control of dual-use goods, by
the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA,
Daryl G. Kimball, “Updating Nonproliferation Criteria for U.S. Nuclear
Trade”, Arms Control Association.
US Export Control Regulations Explained to the European Exporter: A
University of Liège, January 2014.
“WCO and 1540: Challenges and engagement for the world
customs community”, 1540 Compass, University of Georgia, Center
for International Trade and Security, Issue 4, 2014.
Mark Hibbs, “China provides nuclear reactor to Pakistan”
Jane’s Intelligence Review, 30 December 2013.
“Report Cites Hundreds of Violations of Taiwan's Strategic Export
Global Security Newswire, 8 October 2013.
“Kenya edges closer to setting up nuclear plant”
Standard, 9 December 2013,
“Executive Council Receives Destruction Plan for Syrian
OPCW, 18 December 2013.
“Chinese National Sentenced to 57 Months Incarceration for
Attempting to Illegally Export Aerospace-Grade Carbon Fiber”
Bureau of Industry and Security, 10 December 2013.
« Of interest »:
31 March – 4 April 2014: 12th Esarda Course, Joint Research Centre,
12-15 May 2014: 36th Esarda Annual Meeting, Luxembourg