Kolja Brockmann, Research Assistant in the SIPRI Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme, presented SIPRI’s report, ‘Challenges and good practices in the implementation of the EU’s arms and dual-use export controls’, at a workshop in Taipei, Taiwan.
The ‘Workshop on Strategic Trade Controls in the Asia-Pacific’, organised by Pacific Forum CSIS and the Institute of International Relations at National Chengchi University was held in Taipei on 5–6 December, 2017. The participants of the workshop discussed a range of topics related to sanctions and export controls, including proliferation networks, proliferation financing, United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, strategic trade controls and sanctions, controlling research and technology transfers, promoting industry compliance and strategic trade controls in South-East Asia.
Brockmann presented the SIPRI findings on compliance-related challenges and good practices for the implementation of dual-use export controls in a session on industry compliance with strategic trade control requirements. He highlighted both industry sector-specific challenges and cross-sector challenges and identified gaps in available good practice and guidance materials.
Read the report here.