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Counterproliferation Good Practice for Freight Forwarders

Good Practice Guide no 4 cover

SIPRI Good Practice Guide: The Transport Sector as Counterproliferation Partner no. 4

Publisher: SIPRI
September, 2016

The SIPRI Good Practice Guides on the transport sector as counterproliferation partner have been developed to support partnerships between the transport sector and government authorities to counter proliferation and to implement proliferation-related United Nations Security Council resolutions. The series identifies and explores various aspects of the transport sector as a counterproliferation partner, with the aim of strengthening the sector’s contribution in this area.

This guide pays specific attention to the vital role of freight forwarders in counterproliferation efforts. Its underlying principles apply to other transport sector actors as well. It highlights how freight forwarders face increased compliance risk exposure and how the adoption of counterproliferation-related compliance activities can reduce both the non-compliance and proliferation risks.