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1 Chaudfontaine Newsletter Newsletter 14 – January 2014

2 Legal developments: European Union Commission report 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 stakeholders, etc.). Available: 2

3 Legal developments: International Algeria and dual-use export controls With the Act of 8 December 2012, related to the Presidential Decree No 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): 3

4 Wassenaar Arrangement 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 stability. Available: 4

5 United States The White House released a Fact Sheet updating on the revision of the US export control system. Available: revised-us-export-control-system revised-us-export-control-system Australia The Australian Industry Group has developed and published a Best Practice Guide for the Management of Controlled Exports and Technologies. Available : 5

6 Serbia The new Law on export and import of dual use items has been adopted and is in force since 8 November (Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia n:95/2013). 6

7 Studies and More: Articles, Reports, Links David Albright, Andrea Stricker, Houston Wood, “Future World of Illicit Nuclear Trade – Mitigating the Threat”, Institute for Science and International Security, Washington, 130p. Available: 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, 169p. Available: %20strategic%20goods%20in%20europe_web.pdf 7

8 “Dual-use biology: how to balance open science with security”, Conference report, September 2013, Wilton Park, 11p. Available: https://www.wiltonpark.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/WP1260-Report.pdf https://www.wiltonpark.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/WP1260-Report.pdf “Le Groupe des fournisseurs nucleaires (NSG) et le regime mondial de non-proliferation nucleaire” (in French), Observatoire de la non- prolifération, No. 85, October Available: “Le NSG est-il « a ̀ la croisee des chemins »?” (in French), Observatoire de la non-prolifération, No. 86, November Available: “Codes de conduite et sciences de la vie” (in French), Observatoire de la non-prolifération, No. 86, November Available: 8

9 “ 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 November Available: 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, Germany), Available: Daryl G. Kimball, “Updating Nonproliferation Criteria for U.S. Nuclear Trade”, Arms Control Association. Available: 9

10 Members’ works: Rosa Rosanelli US Export Control Regulations Explained to the European Exporter: A Handbook University of Liège, January Available: Renaud Chatelus “ WCO and 1540: Challenges and engagement for the world customs community ”, 1540 Compass, University of Georgia, Center for International Trade and Security, Issue 4, Available: 10

11 News: Mark Hibbs, “China provides nuclear reactor to Pakistan” Jane’s Intelligence Review, 30 December Available: “Report Cites Hundreds of Violations of Taiwan's Strategic Export Controls” Global Security Newswire, 8 October Available: “ Kenya edges closer to setting up nuclear plant ” Standard, 9 December 2013, Available: %20nuclear-plant 11

12 “Executive Council Receives Destruction Plan for Syrian Chemicals” OPCW, 18 December Available: “Chinese National Sentenced to 57 Months Incarceration for Attempting to Illegally Export Aerospace-Grade Carbon Fiber” Bureau of Industry and Security, 10 December Available: 12

13 13 « Of interest »: 31 March – 4 April 2014 : 12th Esarda Course, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy. Registration: https://esarda.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=202&Itemid=286 https://esarda.jrc.ec.europa.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=202&Itemid= May 2014 : 36th Esarda Annual Meeting, Luxembourg

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