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Direct Assistance

Type(s)of Assistance:
Legal, Implemenation
Export Control

Appropriate assistance is provided in response to specific requests taking into account the legal and regulatory infrastructure, implementation experience and/or resources for fulfilling the provisions of this resolution.

Austria has provided assistance to a number of countries, in particular to Croatia, Slovenia, and Slovakia, with regard to the further strengthening of their export control systems.

Assistance through International Organizations

In the framework of the IAEA, Austria, together with the IAEA Secretariat as well as with other IAEA Member States, is currently exploring possibilities how to provide assistance to these states in the most appropriate way, taking into account that requests for assistance are in some cases directed to the IAEA.

In the chemical area, requests for assistance in case of chemical weapons threats and/or of alleged use of chemical weapons are also directed to the OPCW. In this respect, Austria has offered assistance by the Austrian Armed Forces Disaster Relief Unit (AFDRU).

Points of Contact

Mr. Ronald Sturm
Minister Plenipotentiary, Head of Unit for Nuclear Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Security Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
Tel: + 43-(0)-501150-3435
Email: ronald.sturm@bmeia.gv.at