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The 1540 Committee is engaged in various types of outreach activities to promote full implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), sharing of experiences and lessons learned, capacity building and technical assistance in the areas covered by the resolution. These activities include various events such as conferences, workshops, seminars and relevant international, regional, sub-regional or country-specific meetings, in which the Committee’s members and its experts participate. Some of these events are organised by Member States in cooperation with the 1540 Committee, as well as by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and other UN bodies. In the instances where UNODA organizes or cooperates in holding workshops and meetings to assist Member States in implementing Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), such outreach events are made possible through financial and in-kind contributions by a number of Member States and the European Union. Upon request, UNODA is ready to cooperate with Member States in organizing workshops and meetings on issues related to the implementation of Security Council resolution 1540 (2004).

Outreach events held in 2008-2014

2014

  1. National Action Plan on the implementation of UNSC resolution 1540 (2004) consulting session with the representatives from the Government of Armenia, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 17-18 July 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by two 1540 experts through video conference.
  2. Summer School on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (Mexico), organized by the Government of Mexico, The Diplomatic Academy of Mexico “Instituto Matías Romero” in coordination with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), 7-11 July 2014, Mexico City, Mexico, attended by a 1540 expert.
  3. Seminar on Effective Practices of the Implementation of UNSCR 1540, organized by the Regional Arms Control Verification, Implementation and Assistance Centre for Security Cooperation (RACVIAC), in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, 26-27 June, 2014, Rakitje, Croatia, attended by a 1540 expert.
  4. National Action Plan on the implementation of UNSC resolution 1540 (2004) consulting session with the representatives from the Government of Uzbekistan, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 19-20 June 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
  5. Dialogue Meeting of OSCE Forum for Security and Co-operation Security, organized by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) under the Chairmanship of the Republic of Moldova, 18 June 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by the 1540 Chair and a 1540 expert.
  6. INTERPOL Chemical and Explosives (ChemEx) Terrorism Prevention Training Course, organized by INTERPOL in cooperation with the National Central Bureau of Thailand, 17-20 June 2014, Phuket, Thailand, attended by a 1540 expert.
  7. National Action Plan on the implementation of UNSC resolution 1540 (2004) consulting session with the representatives from the Government of Armenia, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 16-17 June 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
  8. National round table on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), hosted by the Government of Grenada, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) through its Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC), 10-12 June 2014, St. George’s, Grenada, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  9. Country-specific round-table in Togo, organized by the Government of Togo in collaboration with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and its Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament Affairs in Africa (UNREC), 6 June 2014, Lomé, Togo, attended by two 1540 experts.[Information Note]
  10. Workshop for the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for Portuguese-speaking UN Member States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and its Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC), 5-6 June 2014, Lomé, Togo, attended by two 1540 experts.[Information Note]
  11. Visit by the Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) to Mongolia, organized by the Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), under the authority of the CTC, and the Government of Mongolia, 25-30 May 2014, Ulan Bator, Mongolia, attended by a 1540 expert.[Information Note]
  12. Sub-regional national capacity evaluation and training workshop for personnel of national authorities of State Parties from Pacific Island States involved in the national implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and hosted by the Government of Australia, 20-23 May 2014, Brisbane, Australia, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert.
  13. Workshop "Managing Security and Trade Risks in the Nuclear Industry", organized by the Center for International Trade & Security (CITS), the University of Georgia (USA) and China National Nuclear Security Technology Centre (NNSTC), 14-15 May 2014, Beijing, China, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  14. Nuclear security information exchange, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 8 May 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert through video conference.
  15. Panel discussion on "Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540: International Cooperation for Effective Implementation”, co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Mexico and Spain, 8 May 2014, New York, United States, attended by 1540 Committee Chair and 1540 experts.
  16. INTERPOL Chemical and Explosives (ChemEx) Terrorism Prevention Training Course, organized by the INTERPOL and in cooperation with the National Central Bureau of Poland, 6-9 May 2014, Warsaw, Poland, attended by a 1540 expert.
  17. Briefing of UN Correspondents Association (UNCA), 29 April 2014, New York, United States, attended by the 1540 Chair and a 1540 expert.
  18. Workshop to assist the National Committee with the development of its National Implementation Action Plan regarding UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the Government of Bangladesh, 21-23 April 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh, attended by two 1540 experts.
  19. Workshop on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) for English-speaking Member States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) through its Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament Affairs in African (UNREC), hosted by the Government of South Africa and held with the facilitation of the Institute for Security Studies, 10-11 April 2014, Pretoria, South Africa, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  20. IRO Seminar on Identification of Effective Practices, jointly organised by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Conflict Prevention Centre, 10-11 April 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts.
  21. Event of "Bridging the Security/Development Divide and UN Security Council Resolution 1540", organized by the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations together with the Stimson Center with co-sponsorship of the Stanley Foundation, 10 April 2014, New York, United States, attended by the 1540 Committee Chair and 1540 experts.
  22. OSCE UNSCR 1540 Points of Contact meeting, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Conflict Prevention Centre, 10 April 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  23. 2nd World Customs Organization (WCO) Global Seminar on Strategic Trade Controls Enforcement, organized by the WCO, 8-10 April 2014, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert.
  24. IRO Round Table Meeting on UNSCR 1540 Activities, Focusing on Technical Assistance Programmes, jointly organised by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Conflict Prevention Centre, 8-9 April 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts.
  25. Regional meeting on "Education in the Responsible Application of Knowledge of Dual-Use Chemicals", organized by the Government of Argentina and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), 7-9 April 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  26. IRO Round Table Meeting on Comprehensive Security Culture, jointly organised by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Conflict Prevention Centre, 7 April 2014, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts.
  27. The Turtle Bay Security Roundtable: Managing the Next Generation of Weapons Threats, hosted by the Permanent Missions of Japan, Poland and Turkey to the United Nations, in cooperation with the Stimson Center, 26 March 2014, New York, United States, attended by 1540 experts.
  28. Country-specific round-table in Gabon, organized by the Government of Gabon in collaboration with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and its Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament Affairs in Africa (UNREC), 24 March 2014, Libreville, Gabon, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  29. Workshop for the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for French-speaking Member States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) through its Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament Affairs in African (UNREC), in collaboration with the Government of Gabon, 20-21 March 2014, Libreville, Gabon, attended by two 1540 experts [Information Note].
  30. Meeting on "Support for Implementation at the Hemispheric Level of UNSC Resolution 1540", organized by the Organization of American States (OAS), 20 March 2014, Washington D.C, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  31. The 33rd Session of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Enforcement Committee, organized by the WCO, 17 March 2014, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert.
  32. The 14th International Export Control Conference, organized by the Governments of the United States and the United Arab Emirates under the auspices of the United States Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program, 16-18 March 2014, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert [Information Note].
  33. Workshop on Non-Proliferation and Export Compliance in the Composites, organized by the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA), in cooperation with the King’s College London Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS), 13-14 March 2014, Tianjin, China, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  34. Workshop on "The Contribution of UNSCR Resolution 1540 (2004) to Regional and Global Disarmament and Non-Proliferation", organized by the Government of Kazakhstan in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 10-11 March 2014, Astana, Kazakhstan, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert. [Chair's Summary of the Workshop] [Information Note]
  35. Workshop on Non-Proliferation and Export Compliance, organized by the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA), in cooperation with the King’s College London Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) and China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), 10 March 2014, Beijing China, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  36. Roundtable on 10 Years of UNSCR Resolution 1540: Global and Regional Efforts in Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, organized by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, with the support from the Government of Switzerland, 6-7 March 2014, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert.
  37. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Open Ended Working Group Meeting, organized by the OPCW, 3 March 2014, the Hague, Netherlands, attended by the 1540 Committee chair and a 1540 expert.
  38. 1540 Committee Open Meeting to all Member States, 28 February 2014, New York, United States, attended by the 1540 Committee Chair, members and experts. This open briefing features a briefing by the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, Mr. Kunio Mikuriya. [Statement by the 1540 Committee Chair] [Webcast]
  39. The 21st Asian Export Control Seminar, hosted by the Center for Information on Security Trade Control (CISTEC) under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, 26-28 February 2014, Tokyo, Japan, attended by a 1540 expert [Information Note].
  40. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Programme official visit to Haiti, organized by the CARICOM and the Government of Haiti, 26 February 2014, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, attended by a 1540 expert [Information Note].
  41. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the Russian Federation under its presidency of the G8 and the GPWG, 25-27 February 2014, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  42. Workshop titled "Identification of effective implementation practices by examining UNSCR 1540 (2004) after a Decade of its Existence", hosted by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (India), in cooperation with the Centre for Science and Strategic Studies at King’s College London (Project Alpha) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 25-26 February 2014, New Delhi, India, attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  43. "Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security. Where to go and How?", organized by the Korean Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control, 20-21 February 2014, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, attended by a 1540 expert.
  44. Joint Seminar Spain-Mexico on UNSCR 1540 with the support of UNODA and IAEA, 27-31 January 2014, Madrid, Spain, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note].
  45. Meeting with the Center for Information on Security Trade Control (CISTEC) and major Japanese private companies, organized by CISTEC and 1540 Group of Experts, 15 January 2014, New York, USA, attended by 1540 experts.
  46. Visit to the Republic of Niger, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 13-17 January 2014, Niger, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts. [Information Note]

2013

  1. Conference on the Financing of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), jointly hosted by the Governments of Qatar and the United States within the framework of the Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program, 15-16 December 2013, Doha, Qatar, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  2. Side event on “Monitoring compliance relevant data - Launch of the Hamburg Research Group's trade monitoring website”, organized by the University of Hamburg and Research Group for Biological Arms Control (Germany), 12 December 2013, Geneva,Switzerland, attended by a 1540 Committee Member and a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  3. Workshop on the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the African Union with the support of the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 10-11 December 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attended by the 1540 Committee Chair and three 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  4. Side event on "Developments in science and Technology", organized by the University of Bath, Biochemical Security 2030 Project (UK), 9 December 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 Committee Member and a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  5. Biological Weapons Convention Meeting of States Parties, organized by the BWC States Parties and the Implementation Support Unit, 9-13 December 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 Committee Member and a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  6. Risks, challenges and responses: Industry’s effective practices in responding to biosecurity risks: a Conference in Support of Implementing Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the Government of Germany in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and the EU-Outreach in Export Control of Dual-Use Items Programme, 3-4 December 2013, Wiesbaden, Germany, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note] [Report on the outcome S/2014/76]
  7. Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat, organized by the CTITF, 2-3 December 2013. Greentree, New York, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  8. International conference on nuclear security in today's world and the role of parliamentarians in nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, organized by Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Majlis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 29 November 2013, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  9. GUAM Roundtable on Building Security Culture, organized by the Science and Technology Center in Ukraine (STCU) and in cooperation with UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 26-27 November 2013, Baku, Azerbaijan, attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  10. International conference STRATEGIES XXI on "The Complex and Dynamic Nature of the Security Environment", organized by the Carol I National Defence University, Romania, 21-22 November 2013, Bucharest, Romania, video presentation made by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  11. Workshop on Countering the Illicit Trafficking of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Materials, co-hosted by the Governments of the Philippines and Canada with the support of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 20-21 November 2013, Manila, Philippines, video presentation made by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  12. Visit to the Republic of Korea , at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 18-19 November 2013, Republic of Korea, attended by three 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts [Information Note].
  13. UN-ROK Joint Conference on Disarmament and Nonproliferation, organized by the Government of the Republic of Korea and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 14-15 November 2013, Jeju, Republic of Korea, attended by three 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts [Information Note].
  14. International Workshop on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education and Capacity Development, organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) with the support of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom and the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of Austria, 14-15 November 2013, Vienna, Austria, video presentation made by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  15. Regional Workshop on National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention in Central America and the Caribbean, hosted by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) through the European Union funded Action in Support of the BWC (BWC Action) and the Government of Mexico, 13-14 November 2013, Mexico City, Mexico, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  16. Visit to Burkina Faso , at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 11-15 November 2013, Burkina Faso, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  17. Regional workshop on the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), hosted by the Government of Ukraine and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Conflict Prevention Branch of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), 5-6 November 2013, Kyiv, Ukraine, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  18. INTERPOL Chemical and Explosives Terrorism Prevention Training Course, organized by the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), 4-7 November 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  19. APEC Conference on Facilitating Trade in a Secure Trading Environment, organized by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysia and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), 28-29 October 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, attended by a 1540 expert.
  20. The 17th Security and Strategic Trade Management Academy, organized by the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia, 24-25 October 2013, Athens, Georgia, United States, attended by a 1540 expert [Information Note].
  21. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United Kingdom under its presidency of the G8 and the GPWG, 22-25 October 2013, London, United Kingdom, attended by two 1540 experts [Information Note].
  22. Strategic Trade Day, organized by the Government of the Republic of Korea, 22 October 2013, Seoul, Republic of Korea, attended by a 1540 expert.
  23. Biological risk management and the UN Security Council resolution 1540, organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy (CSTSP) (US), 18 October 2013, Washington DC, United States, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  24. National Action Plan on the implementation of UNSC resolution 1540 (2004) consulting session with the representatives from the Government of Montenegro, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 16-18 October 2013, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  25. Workshop on the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and the 2005 International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with the financial support of the Government of the United Kingdom, 16-18 October 2013, Nairobi, Kenya, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  26. International Workshop on Science Needs for Microbial Forensics: Developing an Initial International Roadmap, organized by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, US National Academy of Sciences, UK Royal Society, and the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS), 14-16 October 2013, Zagreb, Croatia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  27. National Action Plan on the implementation of UNSC resolution 1540 (2004) consulting session with the representatives from the Government of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 14-16 October 2013, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  28. "Biology, Chemistry, and Biosecurity: Implications of Convergence for Biosecurity and Recent Advances in the Education of Life Scientists", organized by the Wellcome Trust, Universities of Bath, Bradford and Exeter in the UK and Australian National University, 14-15 October 2013, Bradford, United Kingdom, video presentation made by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  29. 2013 Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), 7 October 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by the 1540 Committee Chair and a 1540 expert.
  30. Visit of the UNSC Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) to Guyana and Suriname, organized by the Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), under the authority of the CTC, and the Governments of Guyana and Suriname, respectively, 4-11 October 2013, Georgetown, Guyana and Paramaribo, Suriname, attended by a 1540 expert.
  31. 1540 Peer review conducted by Poland and Croatia (visit to Poland), organised by the Governments of Poland and Croatia in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 2-4 October 2013, Warsaw, Poland, attended by two 1540 experts[Information Note].
  32. Public and Private Sector Avenues to Building Maritime and Port Security Infrastructure and Facilitating Secure Trade in the Caribbean, organized by the Government of Bahamas and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Stimson Center, 2-3 October 2013, Freeport, Bahamas, attended by a 1540 expert.
  33. International meeting on Biochemical security 2030 - towards improved science-based multilevel governance, organized by the University of Bath, UK, 30 September - 1 October 2013, Bath, United Kingdom, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  34. National roundtable to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) and Armenia's National Implementation Action Plan, organized by the Government of Armenia and the Conflict Prevention Center of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in cooperation with UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 24-26 September 2013, Yerevan, Armenia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  35. The 8th Biosafety Congress, organized by the National Biosafety Association of Brazil (ANBio), 23-27 September 2013, Bahia, Brazil, attended by a 1540 expert.
  36. Conference "Meeting the Emerging Challenge of Illicit Nuclear Procurement", organized by the Wilton Park Centre (UK), in partnership with James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (US) and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 19-22 September 2013, Wilton Park, United Kingdom, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  37. Seminar on Effective Practices of the Implementation of UNSCR 1540, organised by RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation, in cooperation with the Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 19-20 September 2013, Rakitje, Croatia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  38. Regional Workshop on National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention in South and South-East Asia, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), through the European Union funded Action in Support of the BWC (BWC Action) and hosted by the Government of Malaysia, 3-4 September 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, attended by a 1540 expert.[Information Note]
  39. Side event entitled "Recent Advances in Biosecurity Education" at the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) Meeting of Experts, organized by the Wellcome Trust Dual-Use Bioethics Group at the University of Bradford, UK together with the US National Academy of Sciences, 13 August 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert.[Information Note]
  40. Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) Meeting of Experts, organized by the BWC Implementation Support Unit, 12-16 August 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert.[Information Note]
  41. Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) National Implementation Guide Working Group meeting, organized by the European Union (EU) BWC Action Group and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), Geneva Branch, 11 August 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert.[Information Note]
  42. Visit to Grenada, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 29-31 July 2013, St. George's, Grenada attended by two 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  43. International Conference on Nuclear Security: Enhancing global Efforts, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 1-5 July 2013, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 Committee member. [Information Note]
  44. Special Session devoted to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) during the International Arab Banking Summit 2013, organized by the Union of Arab Banks and UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 28 June 2013, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert [Information Note].
  45. International Export Control Cooperation and Outreach Dialogue "Experts Debating Current Challenges", organized by the European Union and the U.S. Department of State, 17-19 June 2013, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert.
  46. 1540 Peer review conducted by Croatia and Poland (visit to Croatia), organized by the Governments of Croatia and Poland and supported by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 17-19 June 2013, Zagreb, Croatia, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  47. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United Kingdom under its presidency of the G8 and the GPWG, 13-14 June 2013, London, United Kingdom, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  48. EU Workshop in Support of the BWC Action Extended Assistance Programmes, organized by the European Union Delegation to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, Geneva Branch, 13 June 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  49. Technical Meeting on Effective Border Control Coordination for Latin American Countries, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in cooperation the Police Community of the Americas (AMERIPOL) and the Colombian Nuclear Security Support Centre, 12-14 June 2013, Bogota, Colombia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  50. The Turtle Bay Security Roundtable: Twenty-First Century Proliferation: The Role of Illicit Networks, hosted by the Permanent Missions of Japan, Poland and Turkey to the United Nations, in cooperation with the Stimson Center, 10 June 2013, New York, United States, attended by 1540 experts.
  51. Workshop on the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and the 2005 International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) with the financial support of the Government of the United Kingdom, 5-6 June 2013, Dakar, Senegal, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  52. Pacific Islands Forum Regional Security Committee (FRSC) Meeting, organized by the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Secretariat, 5-6 June 2013, Suva, Fiji, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  53. The 12th Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Agencies and Law-Enforcement Organizations on Counter-Terrorism, organized by the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation, 5-6 June 2013, Kazan, Russian Federation, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman.
  54. Meeting of Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Working Group on Counter-Terrorism, organized by the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Secretariat and in coordination with the Government of New Zealand, 4 June 2013 , Suva, Fiji, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  55. Scientific Forum "Toward an Arab strategy for Nuclear Security", organized by the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Nayef Arab University, 3-5 June 2013, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  56. Regional Workshop on National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention in Eastern Europe, organized by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) - Geneva, through the European Union funded Action in Support of the BWC (BWC Action), and the Government of Ukraine, through the Ukrainian Biochemical Society, 27- 29 May 2013, Kiev, Ukraine, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  57. Meeting on issues related to effective practices on national export control lists and related export control issues, organized by the Secretariat of the South African Council for the Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in cooperation with the US Department of Energy, 22-23 May 2013, Washington D.C., United States, attended by two 1540 experts.
  58. Meeting of OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation on the implementation of UNSCR 1540 (2004), organized by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) under the Chairmanship of Lithuania, 15 May 2013, Vienna, Austria, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.[Information Note]
  59. Strategic Trade Management: Legislation, Regulations and Best Practices Interagency Awareness Event, organized by the Governments of the United States of America and Indonesia, 14-15 May 2013, Bogor, Indonesia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  60. ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Confidence Building Measure Seminar on Implementation of UNSCR 1540 (2004), hosted by Government of Thailand in Cooperation the United States of America through its Exports Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program, 14-15 May 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert [Information Note].
  61. Regional Workshop on the Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the Republic of Serbia with support of the Conflict Prevention Centre of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 9–10 May 2013, Belgrade, Serbia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]. Report by hosting State including informal recommendations
  62. Workshop on experiences in licensing and export control enforcement, organized by the United States in its capacity as Chair of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), and on behalf of the NSG Troika, 2-3 May 2013, San Francisco, California, United States, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  63. Building a Sustainable Biorisk Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region, organized by the Asia Pacific Biosafety Association (A-PBA) and the Malaysian Biosafety and Biosecurity Association (MBBA), 22-25 April 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, video presentation made by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  64. Meeting on "Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to non-State Actors: the Implementation of Resolution 1540 (2004) in the Arab World", hosted and organized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 22-24 April 2013, New York, United States, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman, 1540 Committee members and 1540 experts. [Statement by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon]
  65. Specialized Workshop on International Best Practices on Export Controls, organized by the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (OAS/SMS/CICTE) and the Government of Mexico in collaboration with the United States Export Control and Related Border Security Program (EXBS) and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 22-24 April 2013, Mexico City, Mexico, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  66. Visit to Trinidad and Tobago, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 17-19 April 2013, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and two 1540 experts.[Information Note]
  67. Round-table on WMD and Dual-use Expertise/Knowledge Redirection and Prevention, organized by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Science and Technology Center in Ukraine (STCU), 17-18 April, 2013, Kyiv, Ukraine, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  68. Side events on Preventing the Re-emergence of Chemical Weapons and Open Forum on the margins of the Third Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), organized by the Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition, 11-12 April 2013 , the Hague, Netherlands, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  69. National Implementation Action Plan consulting session with the representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s ministries and agencies, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 3-5 April 2013, Vienna, Austria, attended by two 1540 experts [Information Note]
  70. The 16th Security and Strategic Trade Management Academy, organized by the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia (CITS/UGA), 28-29 March 2013, Athens, Georgia, United States, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  71. Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Workshop, organized by the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (CICTE) of the Organization of American States (OAS) with the participation and support of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, 25-28 March 2013, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  72. The 'Private Sector Engagement Strategies Conference', hosted by Project Alpha and the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King's College London with sponsorship from the British Foreign Commonwealth Office, 20 – 21 March 2013, London, United Kingdom, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  73. The 9th Asian Senior-level Talks on Non-Proliferation (ASTOP IX), organized by the Government of Japan, 14 March 2013, Tokyo, Japan, attended by a 1540 expert [Information Note].
  74. NATO Regional Cooperation Course, organized by the NATO Defense College, 11 March 2013, Rome, Italy, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  75. Meeting on Applications for and Security Aspects of Synthetic Biology, organized by the International Council of Life Sciences (ICLS), BGI, and the International Association for Synthetic Biology (IASB) and sponsored by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the US Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 7-8 March 2013, Hongkong, China, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  76. The 20th Asian Export Control Seminar, hosted by the Center for Information on Security Trade Control (CISTEC) under the auspices of the Government of Japan (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), 26-28 February 2013, Tokyo, Japan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  77. World Health Organisation (WHO) meeting on Dual Use Research of Concern, organized by the WHO, 26-28 February 2013, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  78. Conference on UNSCR 1540: Fostering Regional Momentum, organized by the Stanley Foundation, 21-23 February 2013, Tarrytown, NY, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.[Information Note]
  79. Regional Workshop on Effective Border Control Coordination for Asia Pacific and Middle East Countries, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in cooperation with the Government of Philippines through the Philippines Nuclear research Institute, 20-22 February 2013, Manila, Philippines, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  80. Asan Nuclear Forum 2013, organized by the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, 19-20 February 2013, Seoul, Republic of Korea, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  81. Plenary and Working Group Meetings of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), organized by the FATF. 18-22 February 2013, Paris, France , attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  82. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United Kingdom under its presidency of the G8 and the GPWG, 8 February, 2013, Wilton Park, United Kingdom, attended by a 1540 expert.
  83. The Arms Control Seminar: Verification and Transparency Challenges in Biological Arms Control and Nonproliferation, organized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), 5-7 February 2013, Richland, Washington, United States, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  84. The Turtle Bay Security Roundtable: Proliferation Challenges in a Flat World, hosted by the Permanent Missions of Japan, Poland and Turkey to the United Nations in cooperation with Stimson, 18 January 2013, New York, United States, attended by 1540 experts.
  85. Meeting of the Committee on Hemispheric Security (CHS) of the Organization of American States (OAS), organized by CHS of the OAS, 17 January 2013, Washington DC, United States, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  86. Workshop on the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) organized by the Conflict Prevention Center (CPC) of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Secretariat, and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) in cooperation with the Government of Belarus, 15-17 January 2013, Minsk, Belarus, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]
  87. Training Workshop on UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the Government of Saudi Arabia in cooperation with the World Customs Organization (WCO), 14-15 January 2013, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, attended by two 1540 experts. [Information Note]
  88. UNSCR 1540 Civil Society Forum – Opportunities for Engagement, hosted by the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of Austria, in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and organized by the Steering Committee of the Forum, 8-10 January 2013, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [Information Note]

2012

  1. Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat, organized by CTITF, 16-17 December 2012, Greentree, New York, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  2. "Workshop on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) and Maritime Terrorism" for ASEAN countries, organized by the Terrorism Prevention Branch of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) with the financial support of the Government of Japan, 6-7 December 2012, Bangkok, Thailand, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  3. Dinner reception in support of the UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004) offered by the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations, 10 December 2012, New York, United States, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and 1540 experts. [Document PDF Statement by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon] [Document PDF Statement by 1540 Committee Chairman Baso Sangqu] [Document PDF Statement by High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane]
  4. 1540 Workshop on Building New Synergies on Nuclear Security, organized by the Government of India in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 30 November - 1 December 2012, New Delhi, India, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Summary Report by the Chair of the Workshop] [Document PDF List of Participants]
  5. Workshop on the implementation of UNSC resolution 1540 (2004) for African States, hosted by the Government of South Africa in collaboration with the African Union (AU), supported by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and with the facilitation of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 21-22 November 2012, Pretoria, South Africa, attended the 1540 Committee Chairman, two 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts. [Document PDF Summary Report by the Chair of the Workshop] [Document PDF Information Note]
  6. Conference on Strategic Trade Controls Enforcement, organized by the World Customs Organization (WCO), 14-16 November 2012, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  7. International meeting on chemical safety and security, organized by the Government of Poland and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), in cooperation with the G8 Global Partnership and the international partners, 8-9 November 2012, Tarnów, Poland, attended by a 1540 expert.
  8. National round table meeting on the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the Government of Tajikistan and the Conflict Prevention Center of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in cooperation with UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 23-24 October 2012, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  9. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United States under its presidency of the G8 and the GPWG, 23-24 October 2012, Livermore, California, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  10. The Fourth Meeting of the International Working Group (IWG), organized by the International Working Group - Landau Network Centro Volta with the contribution of the US National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and in cooperation with the US Department of State, 22 October 2012, San Francisco, California, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  11. Regional Workshop on Customs Procedures and Licensing Issuance: Integrating the National Processing of Dual Use Goods and Conventional Weapons Through Information Sharing, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in cooperation with UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 9-11 October 2012, Kiev, Ukraine, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  12. National round table meeting on the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), organized by by the Government of Montenegro and the Conflict Prevention Center of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in cooperation with UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 3 October 2012, Podgorica, Montenegro, attended by a 1540 expert.
  13. The 11th Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Organizations, and Law-Enforcement Organizations, organized by the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation, 3-4 October 2012, Moscow, Russian Federation, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman.
  14. Workshop on "Science Collaboration and Security: New CBRN Challenges and Threats Reduction Programs Beyond 2012", organized by the International Working Group – Landau Network Centro Volta (IWG – LNCV), with the contribution of the US National Nuclear Security Administration and in cooperation with the US Department of State Bureau of International Security, 13-14 September 2012, Cernobbio-Como, Italy, attended by a 1540 expert [Document PDF Information Note].
  15. Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United States under its presidency of the GPWG, 28-29 August 2012, Stockholm, Sweden, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  16. Workshop “Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004): Innovative Approaches to Capacity Building and Assistance” organized by the Government of Poland in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Stimson Center, 12-13 July 2012, Warsaw, Poland.
  17. Technical meeting on the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) and the United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean of Office for Disarmament Affairs and the Verification Research Training and Information Centre (VERTIC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Defense of Ecuador, 26 June 2012, Quito, Ecuador, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  18. Conference on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Centres of Excellence (CoE), organized by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the European Union, 22 June 2012, New York, USA, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert.
  19. Visit to the Republic of the Congo, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 18-21 June 2012, attended by two 1540 experts.[Document PDF Information Note]
  20. National round table meeting on the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the Government of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Conflict Prevention Center of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in cooperation with UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 12 June 2012, Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  21. Regional workshop on implementing United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) hosted by the Government of Lithuania and co-organized by the CPC of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 5-6 June 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  22. National round table meeting in support of the preparation of a national implementation action plan, organized by the Government of Kazakhstan and the CPC of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 30-31 May 2012, Astana, Kazakhstan.
  23. National round table meeting in support of the preparation of a national implementation action plan, organized by the Government of Uzbekistan and the CPC of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 28-29 May 2012, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  24. Visit to the Republic of Madagascar, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 22-24 May 2012, attended by two 1540 experts.
  25. Turtle Bay Security Roundtable: Opportunities to Prevent Proliferation of Conventional Weapons, organized by the Permanent Missions of Japan, Poland and Turkey to the United Nations, in cooperation with the Stimson Center, 21 May 2012, New York, US, attended by 1540 Committee members and a 1540 expert.
  26. Conference on "Working with the EU CBRN Centres of Excellence: What concrete role for stakeholders and EU partners?", organized by the European Union, 14-15 May 2012, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  27. "UNSC Resolution 1540 (2004) Implementation on the African Continent", hosted by the Stimson Center, 1 May 2012, Washington DC, USA, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert.
  28. Conference of International, Regional, and Sub-Regional Industry Associations on UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), in cooperation with the Government of Germany with funding from the Governments of Norway, the United States and the European Union, 23 - 25 April 2012, Wiesbaden, Germany, attended by two 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts. [Document PDF Summary report of the conference]
  29. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United States under its presidency of the G8 and the GPWG, 17-18 April 2012, Miami, Florida, United States, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  30. The Third International Working Group (IWG) Discussion "Global Partnership - 2012 and Beyond", organized by the IWG, in collaboration with the US Department of State, 16 April 2012,Miami, Florida, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  31. Training on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540(2004) Implementation, organized by the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre together with the OSCE Border Management Staff College and in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 3-7 April 2012, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  32. Consultation with officials of the Republic of Belarus, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), to assist in preparation of a National Action Plan, 26-30 March 2012, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  33. Working meeting on export control legislation, implementation of the United Nations Firearms Protocol and UNSCR 1540 and a panel meeting on the current status of the National Action Plan on UNSCR 1540 with the Moldovan officials, organized by the Government of Moldova and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, with support from the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, UN Office of Drugs and Crime, and the European Union / BAFA, 20-21 March 2012, Chisinau, Moldova, attended by a 1540 expert.
  34. Regional Workshop on Customs Procedures and Licensing Issuance: Integrating the National Processing of Dual Use Goods and Conventional Weapons through Information Sharing, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 13-15 March 2012, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  35. United States G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United States under its presidency of the G8 and the GPWG, 13-15 March 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts. [Document PDF Information Note]
  36. Seminar for the Andean Region States: UNSC Resolution 1540, organized by the Government of Colombia, the Stimson Center and the Stanley Foundation, in cooperation with the Organization of American States and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 12-14 March 2012, Bogota, Colombia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  37. The 4th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Inter-Sessional Meeting on Non-proliferation and Disarmament, organized by the Governments of Australia and Philippines, 8-9 March 2012, Sydney, Australia, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  38. Consultation meeting with officials of the Kyrgyz Republic, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, to establish and co-ordinate further steps in development of a National Action Plan, 5-9 March 2012, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  39. Round Table Meeting on UNSCR 1540 Co-Ordination Needs and Practices, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 20-21 February 2012, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
  40. Workshop on "Cooperation between Regional and Sub-Regional organizations in implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and the UN Security Council resolutions", organized by the League of Arab States (LAS) with the support of the UNODC/ Terrorism Prevention Branch (TPB), 20-21 February 2012, Cairo, Egypt, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  41. Meeting of Border Management Working Group (BMWG) of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF), organized by the UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) and World Customs Organization (WCO), 15-16 February 2012, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  42. Additional site visit as a part of the US country visit at the invitation of the United States Government, 9 February 2012, Atlanta, USA, attended by two 1540 experts. [Document PDF Information Note]
  43. The 19th Asian Export Control Seminar, organized by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Center for Information on Security Trade Controls (CISTEC), 7-9 February 2012, Tokyo, Japan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  44. Nuclear security information exchange, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 6 February 2012, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
  45. EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference, organized by the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium, 3-4 February 2012, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  46. Topical Meeting on "The Nuclear Security Plan 2010-2013: Establishment of Self-sustaining Nuclear Security Support Centres", organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 31 January - 2 February 2012, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  47. European Security and Defence College (ESDC) Course on Non - proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems, co-organized by the Federal College for Security Studies (BAKS) in Berlin, the Institute for Higher National Defence Studies (IHEDN) in Paris and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, 30 January - 3 February 2012, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  48. Visit to the Republic of Albania, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 30 January - 1 February 2012, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts. [Document PDF Information Note]
  49. Regional Workshop on Customs Procedures and Licensing Issuance: Integrating the National Processing of Dual Use Goods and Conventional Weapons through Information Sharing, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), 24-26 January 2012, Valletta, Malta, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Information Note]
  50. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the United States under its presidency of the G-8 and the GPWG, 24-25 January 2012, Washington, DC, USA, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts. [Document PDF Information Note]
  51. UN University event entitled "UN Security Council Resolution 1540: A Look at the 1540 Committee, Its New Mandate and Efforts to Prevent the Proliferation of WMD to Non-State Actors", organized by the United Nations University in cooperation with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 20 January 2012. New York, USA, attended by 1540 Committee Chairman and 1540 experts.

2011

  1. CTITF Annual Retreat, organized by the UN CTITF, 18-19 December 2011, Greentree, New York, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  2. Training to the officials of Afghanistan on national reporting within the framework of Security Council Resolutions 1267 (1999), 1373 (2001) and 1540 (2004), endorsed by the Government of Afghanistan, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), 12-14 December, New York, US, attended by 1540 experts.
  3. Joint country-specific activity to assist in the preparation of a national action plan as requested by Kyrgyzstan, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 7-8 December 2011, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan , attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  4. Roundtable discussion named "Navigating the Sanctions Regime, Promoting Proliferation Prevention", hosted by the Permanent Missions of Japan, Poland, and Turkey to the United Nation, in cooperation with the Stimson Center, 5 December 2011, New York, US, attended by the 1540 Committee Acting Chairman and 1540 experts.
  5. Joint country-specific activity to assist in the preparation of a national action plan as requested by Serbia, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 24 November 2011, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  6. Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) comprehensive visit to Myanmar, organized by CTED, 21-25 November 2011, Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, attended by a 1540 expert.
  7. Meeting on priority areas on physical protection and management of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear materials (CBRN) between the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism of the Organization of American States and Colombian authorities, organized with support from the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, 21 November 2011, Bogota, Colombia, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  8. Mission to Moldova, upon the invitation of the Government of Moldova and OSCE, to assist in preparation of a voluntary national action plan, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and supported by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 17-18 November 2011, Chisenau, Moldova, led by a 1540 expert.
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  9. Regional Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Seventh Review Conference and National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention, organized jointly by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and the Government of Peru, with support from the European Union Joint Action on the Biological Weapons Convention, 9-11 November 2011, Lima, Peru, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  10. Pilot workshop on implementing legislation for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, organized by the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), with the collaboration of IAEA and UNODC, 1-4 November 2011, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  11. Regional Workshop for South-East Europe on the Seventh Review Conference and National Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention, organized jointly by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and the Government of Serbia, with support from the European Union Joint Action on the Biological Weapons Convention, 1-2 November 2011, Belgrade, Serbia, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  12. Workshop on "Prospects for Nuclear Security Partnership in Southeast Asia", carried out by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) and the Moscow-based Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) with support from the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), 31 October 2011, Vienna , Austria, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
  13. Seminar on development of the international centre for chemical safety and security, organized by the Municipality of Tarnow and Azoty Tarnow, a major chemical plant in Poland, together with the Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry, and with support from the OPCW and international partners, 27-28 October 2011, Tarnow, Poland, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  14. Event entitled "Advancing international cooperation and assistance in national implementation of UNSCR 1540/1977", organized by the Permanent Mission of Poland to the United Nations, 19 October 2011, New York, US, attended by 1540 Committee Chairman and 1540 experts.
  15. International Conference on the Safe & Secure Transport of Radioactive Materials, organzied by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 17-21 October 2011, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  16. Workshop on “Future Directions for Nuclear Safeguards and Verification”, organized by Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) and the European Safeguards R&D Association (ESARDA), 16-20 October 2011, Aix-en-Provence, France, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  17. The third annual international symposium on "Biosecurity and Biosafety: Future Trends and Solutions", organized by the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory of the Luigi Sacco University Hospital in Milan and supported by the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Interior, 12-14 October 2011, Milan, Italy, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  18. G8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, organized by the French Chairmanship of the GPWG, 10 October 2011, Paris, France, attended by three 1540 experts.
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  19. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for Central Asian States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) in cooperation with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), 27-29 September 2011, Astana, Kazakhstan, attended by two 1540 experts.[Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  20. Workshop on "Legislative Gap Analysis vis-à-vis UNSCR 1540: Status of Regulatory Framework in the Caribbean Community", organized by the Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia (CITS/UGA), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, in Cooperation with Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations and the CARICOM Secretariat, 22-23 September 2011, New York, United States, attended by three 1540 experts.
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  21. Meeting of “Promoting Regional Security and Development with International Security Assistance: A Legal-Regulatory Workshop on Strategic Trade Controls”, organized by Governments of Kenya and the United States, with the assistance of the Henry L. Stimson Center and the Center for International Trade and Security of the University of Georgia (UGA/CITS) and the US Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Assistance Program, 20-22 September 2011, Nairobi, Kenya, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  22. Secretary-General's Symposium on International Counter-Terrorism Cooperation, organzied by the UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF), 19 September 2011, New York, United States, attended by 1540 experts.
  23. Visit to the United States of America, at its invitation, to discuss the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 12-16 September 2011, attended by three 1540 Committee members and three 1540 experts. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  24. Workshop on "East Africa Counter Illicit Trafficking", organized by U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Counter-Trafficking System Development (CTSD) and the Department of Defense’s U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), 12-14 September 2011, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  25. Inter-sessional Meeting of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Working Group on Terrorist Financing and Money Laundering (WGTM) on Proliferation Financing and UN Security Council Resolutions, 7-9 September 2011, Paris, France, attended by a 1540 expert.[Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  26. Workshop on the Regional Implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in the Eastern African region, co-organized by the Government of Ethiopia and the CTITF, supported by the Governments of Austria, Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States of America, 27-28 July 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  27. The Third Expert Meeting of the project "Implementing the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia," organized by the UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) and the European Union in liaison with the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), with the support from the Government of Kazakhstan, 21-22 July 2011, Almaty, Kazakhstan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  28. "Nonproliferation and Strategic Trade Management: the Nexus of Security and Economic Development," jointly organized by the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia (CITS/UGA) and the Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency of Indonesia (BAPETEN), 19-21 July, 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  29. Country visit preparatory meeting, 7 July 2011, Washington DC, United States of America, attended by a 1540 Committee member and four 1540 experts.
  30. 10th Meeting of Special Services, Security Agencies and Law Enforcement Organizations, 6-7 July 2011, St. Petersburg, organized by the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, attended by the Chairman of the 1540 Committee and a 1540 expert.
  31. The Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) Conference Week for East Asia and the Pacific, co-hosted by the Governments of the Philippines, Australia and the United States of America, and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, Geneva Branch, with the support of the European Union Joint Action on the BWC, 27 June - 1 July 2011, Makati City, Philippines, attended by two 1540 experts.
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  32. Workshop on the implementation of the Biological Weapons Conversion (BWC) for the countries of the Eastern Partnership, organized by the European Union and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, Geneva Branch, 22-24 June 2011, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  33. Arab Regional Workshop on "Monitoring and Securing Movement of Goods and Individuals from Terrorist Threats", organized by League of Arab States, in cooperation with Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, 6-8 June 2011, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  34. Event entitled "Promoting the Global Instruments of Nonproliferation and Disarmament: The United Nations and the Nuclear Challenge", hosted by the Permanent Missions of Japan, Poland, and Turkey to the United Nations, In cooperation with the Stimson Center. in Calendar of upcoming events section, 31 May 2011, New York, USA, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and 1540 experts.
  35. IAEA working level nuclear security information exchange meeting, 26-27 May 2011, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  36. The 12th Annual international export control conference, jointed hosted by the Governments of Singapore and the United States, as well as the European Union, 24-26 May 2011, Singapore, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  37. Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism of the Organization of American States (OAS/SMS/CICTE) Pilot Project on Physical Protection and Accounting of CBRN Materials, organized by CICTE and the Government of Mexico, with support from the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, 24-25 May 2011, Mexico City, Mexico, attended by a 1540 expert.
  38. Sub-Regional Workshop on the UNSC Resolutions against Terrorism and their Implementation Mechanisms, organized by the Qatari National Committee on Combating Terrorism, with the support of the Terrorism Prevention Branch of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC/TPB), 17-18 May 2011, Doha, Qatar, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  39. Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat, organized by CTITF, 12-13 May 2011, New York, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  40. Workshop on the future of the Nuclear Suppliers Group and the international nuclear trade regime, sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, 9-10 May 2011, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  41. Meeting of Pacific Forum Working Group on Counter-Terrorism (WGCT), co-chaired by New Zealand and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, 4 May 2011, Auckland, New Zealand, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  42. Workshop on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004), hosted by Government of Azerbaijan and organized by NATO, 12-13 April 2011, Baku, Azerbaijan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  43. Seminar on Combating WMD and Terrorism, organized by George C Marshall European Center for Security Studies, 11-12 April 2011, Garmisch, Germany , attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  44. Seminar on OPCW’s Contribution to Security and Non-Proliferation of Chemical Weapons, organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)., 11-12 April 2011 - Hague, Netherlands, attended by a 1540 expert.
  45. The 2nd expert meeting under the project on “Implementing the UN Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia”, organized by the UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) and the European Union, in liaison with the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), 29-30 March 2011, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  46. The Ninth Meeting of National Points of Contact of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE), organized by CICTE Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), 18 March 2011, Washington DC, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  47. Global Transshipment Seminar, jointly hosted by Governments of the United States and the United Arab Emirates, 7-9 March 2011, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, attended by a 1540 expert.
  48. Meeting of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Working Group on Terrorism Financing and Money Laundering, organized by FATF, 21-22 February 2011, Paris, France, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  49. Meeting on “Support for Implementation at the Hemispheric Level of UNSC Resolution 1540”, organized by the Committee on Hemispheric Security (CSH) of the Organization of American States (OAS), 17 February 2011, Washington DC, U.S, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman.
  50. The 18th Asian Export Control Seminar, hosted by Center for Information on Security Trade Control (CISTEC) of Japan, 15-17 February 2011, Tokyo, Japan, attended by a 1540 expert.
  51. "International Aspects of Arms Trade Treaty Implementation: Exploring Key Issues" Seminar, organized by Saferworld in co-operation with the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 8-9 February 2011, Helsinki, Finland, attended by a 1540 expert.
  52. OSCE Workshop on Facilitation of Implementation of Security Council resolution 1540, held by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), 27-28 January 2011, Vienna, Austria, attended by one 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]
  53. Special event "Building global capacity to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction", organized by the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, in cooperation with the Bureau of Public Affairs, US Department of State, 12 January 2011, Washington DC, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  54. First Meeting of Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Working Group on Border Management, hosted by the World Customs Organization, 11-12 January 2011, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert. [Document PDF Click for Information Note]

2010

  1. Meeting of International, Regional and Subregional organizations on cooperation in promoting the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) hosted by the Government of Austria and organized in cooperation with UNODA, 15-16 December 2010, Vienna, Austria, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman, four 1540 Committee members and three 1540 experts. (Document PDF Summary Report of the Coordinator of the 1540 Working Group on Cooperation on the Meeting of International, Regional and Sub-regional Organizations on Cooperation in Promoting the Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1540)
  2. Nuclear Security Coordination Meeting, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 14 December 2010, Vienna, Austria, attended by two 1540 experts.
  3. Regional Workshop on Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) concerning preventing terrorists from gaining access to weapons of mass destruction, organized by the Government of Saudi Arabia, 11-12 December 2010, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman, two 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts.
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  4. Conference on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Issues, organized jointly by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Government of the Republic of Korea, 2-3 December 2010, Jeju, Republic of Korea, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman.
  5. Workshop on the OPCW Table-Top Exercise on the Preparedness of States Parties to Prevent Terrorist Attacks Involving Chemicals, organized by the Government of Poland and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Secretariat, 22-23 November 2010, Warsaw, Poland, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  6. Facilitation Event for UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004), organized by the Government of the United States of America, in cooperation with the Government of Peru, 9-11 November 2010, Lima, Peru, attended by a 1540 Committee member and three 1540 experts.
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  7. Panel discussion entitled “UNSCR 1540 Implementation in the Americas: A Model for Success”, hosted by the Finnish Permanent Mission to the United Nations, in collaboration with the Stimson Center and the Stanley Foundation, 28 October 2010, New York, United States, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and 1540 experts.
  8. Bilateral meetings of the 1540 Committee Chairman with high-level representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, 25 October 2010, Beijing, China.
  9. G-8 Global Partnership Working Group (GPWG) meeting, 19 October 2010, and G8 1540 Experts’ Group workshop, 20 October 2010, attended by a 1540 expert; G-8 Nonproliferation Directors' Group (NPDG) meeting, 20-21 October 2010, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 experts. The three events, organized by Canada's G-8 Presidency, were held in Vancouver, Canada.
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  10. Consultation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Secretariat, 12 and 18 October 2010, Vienna, Austria, attended by two 1540 experts.
  11. Consultation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) representatives, 11 and 13 October 2010, Vienna, Austria, attended by two 1540 experts.
  12. Regional Workshop on Nuclear Law relevant to Nuclear Security for African Countries, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Secretariat, 11-13 October 2010, Vienna, Austria, attended by two 1540 experts.
  13. United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) seminar on the theme of illicit brokering of WMD and related materials, organized by UNIDIR, 5 October 2010, New York, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  14. Consultation with the World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretariat, 4-8 October 2010, Brussels, Belgium, attended by two 1540 experts.
  15. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for South-East Asian States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 28 September-1 October 2010, Hanoi, Viet Nam, attended by three 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts.[Document PDFClick for Information Note]
  16. Bilateral meetings of the 1540 Committee Chairman with high-level representatives of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom, 14 September 2010, London, UK.
  17. Bilateral meetings of the 1540 Committee Chairman with the EU Personal Representative on non-proliferation of WMD, 13 September 2010, Brussels, Belgium.
  18. Bilateral meetings of the 1540 Committee Chairman with high-level representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France, 10 September 2010, Paris, France.
  19. CTITF-led visit for a series of meetings in the framework of the CTITF initiative on Integrated Assistance for Countering Terrorism (I-ACT), organized by UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF), 2-6 August 2010, Abuja, Nigeria, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  20. UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat, organized by CTITF, 7-9 July 2010, Long Island, NY, U.S., attended by two 1540 experts.
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  21. Briefing to Moroccan Justice Ministry Officials attending a training programme on "legal aspects of combating terrorism," organized by the U.S. Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, 30 June 2010, New York, U.S., attended by a 1540 expert.
  22. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for Southeast European States, 14-17 June 2010 organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA); and consultations with Croatian authorities on implementation of resolution 1540 (2004), 18 June 2010, Split, Croatia, attended by two 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts.
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  23. The 11th International Export Conference, joint hosted by the Governments of the United States of America and Ukraine and the European Union, 8-10 June 2010, Kiev, Ukraine, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  24. Seminar on “The OPCW’s Contribution to the International Security Dimension: Achievements and Challenges”, co-organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Government of Germany, with the sponsorship of the European Union, 7-8 June 2010, Berlin, Germany, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  25. Meetings of the Pacific Working Group on Counter-Terrorism (WGCT), co-chaired by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and New Zealand, 2 June, and of the Forum Regional Security Committee (FRSC), organized by the PIFS, 3-4 June 2010, Suva, Fiji, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  26. Sub-regional workshop on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1373 (2001) and other related counter-terrorism measures for representatives of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mongolia, and the Union of Myanmar, organized by the UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB) of the, 26-28 May 2010, Ulan Bator, Mongolia, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  27. Regional workshop on Legal Responses to Fight against International Terrorism organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), in coordination with the Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa, in cooperation with the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), 25-26 May 2010, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  28. “The Next 100 Project: Responding to UN Security Council Resolution 1540 with Development and Capacity Building Assistance in Central America” workshop organized by the Office of the Secretary General of the Central American Integration System (SICA) and the Organization of American States (OAS), sponsored by the Stanley Foundation and the Stimson Center, 5 May 2010, Panama City, Panama, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  29. “International Response and Mitigation of a terrorist attack using nuclear and radiological weapons or materials” organized by the UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF), its Working Group on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), hosted by the IAEA Secretariat, 29-31 March 2010, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  30. “Workshop on Nuclear Detection Architecture” organized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, 23-25 March 2010, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  31. “The 10th Export Control Academy” organized by the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance Program (EXBS), 16 March 2010, Athens, Georgia, U.S., attended by a 1540 expert.
  32. Crisis Management Exercise ‘Bio-Shield’ for Caribbean States organized by the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) of the Organization of American States (OAS), hosted by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, 10-12 March 2010, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  33. Conference of “2010 Moscow Non-proliferation Conference: Nuclear, Energy, Disarmament, and Non-proliferation” organized by the Moscow-based Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) with the co-sponsors and partners of the Conference, which are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada, the U.S. Department of Energy, the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the Embassy of Finland in Moscow, the British Embassy in Moscow, and the United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs (ODA), 4-6 March 2010, Moscow, Russian Federation, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
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  34. The 29th Session of the Enforcement Committee organized by the World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretariat, 2-5 March 2010, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  35. UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat, organized by CTITF, 24-26 February 2010, Long Island, New York, U.S., attended by a 1540 expert.
  36. Meeting on “Support for Implementation at the Hemispheric Level of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004)” organized by the Committee on Hemispheric Security of Organization of American States (OAS), 18 February 2010, Washington DC, U.S., attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  37. Consultation with the Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), 9-11 February 2010, the Hague, Netherlands, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and two 1540 experts.
  38. Meeting on preparations for Nuclear Security Summit organized by the U.S. National Security Council, 9-11 February 2010, the Hague, Netherlands, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and two 1540 experts.
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  39. Africa Regional Workshop for Biosafety and Biosecurity hosted by Government of Kenya, with the support and funding from the United States, in cooperation with the Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, 2-5 February 2010, Nairobi, Kenya, attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts.
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  40. Fourth Annual Workshop on Reducing the Risk from Nuclear and Radioactive Materials organized by the U.S. Government Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Nonproliferation and Arms Control Division, 2-3 February 2010, Arlington, Virginia, U.S., attended by a 1540 expert.
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  41. Advanced research workshop entitled “Legal Framework for Strengthening Nuclear Security and Combating Nuclear Terrorism” organized by the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia (U.S.) and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia) and sponsored by NATO Science for Peace and Security Program, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, Nuclear Threat Initiative, the University of Georgia Schools of Law and Public and International Affairs, and other organizations, 28-29 January 2010, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.
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  42. Workshop on strategic trade control for Algerian Government Officials organized by the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia (CITS/UGA), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance Program (EXBS), 25-29 January 2010,Washington DC, U.S., attended by a 1540 expert.
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2009

  1. Consultations with the Organization of American States (OAS) Secretariat, 18 December 2009, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman.
  2. Thematic Meeting of experts of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1540, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), 15-16 December 2009, Moscow, Russian Federation, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  3. Policy dialogues “Building Global Capacity for Preventing Transnational WMD Proliferation: Ongoing Efforts Under the UNSCR 1540 Mandate,” organized by the Stanley Foundation, 9 December 2009, Washington DC, U.S., attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman.
  4. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for African States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 7-10 December 2009, Cairo, Egypt, attended by a 1540 Committee member and three 1540 experts. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  5. Roundtable dialogue on “Controlling and Securing Nuclear Materials: Multilateral Approach”, organized by the Stanley Foundation, 2 December 2009, Washington DC, U.S., attended by two 1540 experts.
  6. Workshop for Central Asian Countries on Non-proliferation and International Legal Cooperation against Biological, Chemical and Nuclear Terrorism, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), jointly with the United Nations Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia, 1-3 December 2009, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  7. Exercise “161 Fahrenheit”, a discussion-based table-top exercise simulated scenario of a biological attack, organized by the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), in collaboration with the Government of Mexico, 12-14 November 2009, Cancun, Mexico, attended by a 1540 expert.
  8. Arab Regional Workshop on “Measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction”, organized by the League of Arab States, 20-21 October 2009, Cairo, Egypt, attended by a 1540 expert.
  9. Consultation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Secretariat, 14 October 2009, Vienna, Austria, attended by the1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
  10. Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat organized by CTITF, 13-15 October 2009, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  11. Consultations with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Forum for Security and Co-operation (OSCE/FSC), 13 October 2009, Vienna, Austria, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman, a 1540 expert and a UNODA staff member.
  12. International Workshop of National Counter-Terrorism Focal Points on “Better linking national and global counter-terrorism efforts”, jointly organized by the Governments of Austria, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), co-sponsored by the Governments of Costa Rica, Japan and Slovakia, in co-operation with the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) and the Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), 12-13 October 2009, Vienna, Austria, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
  13. Consultation with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Secretariat,12 October 2009, The Hague, Netherlands, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
  14. Consultation with the World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretariat, 9 October 2009, Brussels, Belgium, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
  15. Seminar entitled “United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) in the Gulf region: Challenges for the Future”, organized by the Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique (FRS) and the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, with the support of the Government of France, 5-6 October 2009, attended by two 1540 experts. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  16. Workshop entitled “A Comprehensive Approach to Combating Illicit Trafficking”, organized by the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis (IFPA) and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 28-29 September 2009, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  17. Legal-Regulatory Seminar on International Trade and Global Security, organized jointly by the Government of Chile and the Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia (CITS/UGA), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance Program (EXBS), 23-25 September 2009, Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  18. Proliferation Financing Project Team (PFPT) meeting, organized by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), 10 -11 September 2009, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  19. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for Central American States organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 8-10 September 2009, San José, Costa Rica, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman, two 1540 Committee members and two 1540 experts. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  20. Sub-Regional Workshop on the preparation of responses to the Committees, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), in cooperation with the 1540 Committee Experts, the 1267 Committee Monitoring Team and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate,7-9 July 2009, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert.
  21. The 1st ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Inter-Sessional Meeting on Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ISM-NPD), organized by the Governments of China, Singapore and the United States of America, 1-3 July 2009, Beijing, China, attended by 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  22. Sub-Regional Workshop on the preparation of responses by the Middle Eastern countries to the UN Security Council Committees dealing with counter-terrorism, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), 28-30 June, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  23. The 10th International Export Control Conference, jointly hosted by the Governments of Turkey and the United States of America, 25-27 June 2009, Istanbul, Turkey, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  24. Regional workshop on the implementation of Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) in South Asia, organized by the Governments of Sri Lanka and the United States of America in cooperation with UNODA, 23 - 25 June 2009, Colombo, Sri Lanka attended by a 1540 Committee member and two 1540 experts. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  25. The 8th Meeting of Heads of Special Services, Security Agencies and Law-Enforcement Organizations, organized by the Government of Russian Federation, 23-25 June, Irkutsk, Russian Federation, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  26. Domestic Export Controls & Maritime Security Workshop in Support of the Implementation of UNSCR 1540, organized by Henry L. Stimson Center, hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS), Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and sponsored by the Governments of Canada (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade) and the United States of America (Department of Energy), 15-17 June 2009, Kingston, Jamaica, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  27. Conference entitled “Making the difference: Strengthening capacities to respond to crises and security threats,”, organized by the European Commission, 3-4 June 2009, Brussels, Belgium, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  28. Regional Workshop on Nuclear Terrorism, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), in collaboration with the Government of Argentina, 2-4 June 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  29. Sub-regional Workshop on Counter-Terrorism, Legislative Initiatives and International Co-operation organized by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) in coordination with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), 1-2 June, and Meeting of the Pacific Working Group on Counter-Terrorism (WGCT), co-chaired by the PIFS and the Government of New Zealand, 3 June 2009, Suva, Fiji, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  30. Discussion events on Security Council resolution 1540 and current policy direction, hosted by the Stanley Foundation, in collaboration with the Henry L. Stimson Center, 7 May 2009, Washington DC, U.S., attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
  31. The 11th Oceania Customs Organization Annual Conference of Customs Heads, organized by the Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO), 4-8 May 2009, Port-Vila, Vanuatu, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  32. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for Pacific Island States organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 29 April -1 May 2009, Port-Vila, Vanuatu, attended by a 1540 Committee member and three 1540 experts. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  33. Workshop on Radiological Material Security and Safety in the Pacific, organized by the Government of New Zealand, 28 April 2009, Port-Vila, Vanuatu, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  34. Workshop on the Universality of the Chemical Weapons Convention in the Mediterranean Basin and the Middle East Region, organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Government of Turkey, 16-17 April 2009, Istanbul, Turkey, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  35. Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Proliferation Financing Meeting, organized by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), 15-16 April 2009, London, UK, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  36. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for Arab States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 8-11 March 2009, Doha, Qatar, attended by two 1540 Committee members and three 1540 experts. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  37. Workshop on the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention and their Contribution to the Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, organized by the Government of Croatia and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), 4-5 April 2009, Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  38. “WMD: Can the UN Build Momentum for Disarmament and Non-proliferation?” Seminar, organized by the International Peace Institute (IPI), 3 April 2009, Rye Brook, New York, U.S., attended by a 1540 expert.
  39. Sub-regional Workshop on the Domestic Legal Implications of United Nations Security Council Resolutions and Financial Sanctions against Terrorism for Central and South-East Europe, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with the support of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), 1-2 April 2009, Bucharest, Romania, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  40. Combined Joint Operations from the Sea Centre of Excellence (CJOS COE) Maritime Security Conference preceded by Maritime Security Operations Concept Workshop, organized by CJOS COE, 30 March – 2 April 2009, Sorrento, Italy, attended by a 1540 Committee member. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  41. International Symposium on Nuclear Security, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 30 March – 3 April 2009, Vienna, Austria, attended by 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  42. International workshop titled “Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1540 at the national level: promotion of best practices and policy and technical co-ordination and co-operation”, organized by the Netherlands Institute of International Relations “Clingendael” and the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC), 26-27 March 2009, The Hague, Netherlands, attended by a 1540 expert.
  43. Ministerial Conference on Security, Drug Trafficking, Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism as Challenges to Development in the Caribbean, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in cooperation with the Government of the Dominican Republic, 17-20 February 2009, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert.
  44. National workshop on implementation of Security Council resolution 1540, organized by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), funded by the U.S. Department of State, 10-11 February 2009, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]

July-December 2008

Outreach events prior to July 2008 are listed in the annexes of the 1540 Committee reports to the Security Council of 2006 (S/2006/257) and of 2008 (S/2008/493).

  1. Conference “Nuclear Non-proliferation at the Crossroads”, organized by the Wilton Park Conference, 15-19 December 2008, Sussex, United Kingdom, attended by a 1540 expert.
  2. Meeting of the Forum for Security Cooperation (FSC), Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), organized by OSCE, 10 December 2008, Vienna, Austria, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  3. Meeting on “Support for Implementation at the Hemispheric Level of UNSC Resolution 1540”, organized by the Committee on Hemispheric Security (CSH) of the Organization of American States (OAS), 4 December 2008, Washington DC, United States, attended by the 1540 Committee Chairman and a 1540 expert.
  4. UNSCR 1540 Planning Workshop, organized by the United States Government Sandia National Laboratories, in cooperation with the U.S. 1540 Coordinator, 2 December 2008, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  5. European Union (EU) Sponsored Workshop on Capacity-Building for National Authorities established under the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), organized by the French Presidency of the European Union, in cooperation with the Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), 1 December 2008, Hague, Netherlands, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  6. National Workshop on criminal law aspects of countering nuclear, chemical and biological terrorism in the light of relevant universal instrument, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), hosted by the Government of Turkmenistan, 25-26 November 2008, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  7. Workshop on Implementing Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) for MERCOSUR States, organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 24-28 November 2008, São Paulo, Brazil, attended by two 1540 Committee members and three 1540 experts.
  8. The 7th United Nations – Republic of Korea Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non-proliferation, organized by the United Nations Office for Disarmament, in cooperation with the Government of Republic of Korea, 24-26 November 2008, Jeju, Republic of Korea, attended by a 1540 Committee member.
  9. Regional workshop on the new international instruments against terrorism, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), in cooperation with the League of Arab States, 18-20 November 2008, Cairo, Egypt, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  10. Sub-Regional Workshop on the preparation of responses by the Eastern and Northern African countries, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime/Terrorism Prevention Branch (UNODC/TPB), in cooperation with the 1540 Committee Experts, the 1267 Committee Monitoring Team and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), 11-13 November 2008, Nairobi, Kenya, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  11. Conference on “Coordinating global and regional efforts to combat WMD terrorism”, organized by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 24 October 2008, Rome, Italy, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  12. Joint Committee meeting on amending the model counter-terrorism legislation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA-CIS), 22-23 October 2008, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, attended by two 1540 Committee members.
  13. The 9th International Export Control Conference, jointly hosted by the Governments of Croatia and the United States, 20-22 October 2008, Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia, attended by a 1540 Committee member and a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  14. Meeting of Working Group on Terrorism Financing and Money Laundering (WGTM), organized by the Financial Action Task Force Secretariat, 13-14 October 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, attended by a 1540 expert.
  15. Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Retreat, organized by CTITF, 13 October 2008, New York, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  16. Dialogue Meetings and Briefing between the United States National Academy of Science’ Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) and the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) located in Bangalore, India, organized by CISAC and NIAS, 6-8 October 2008, Washington DC, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  17. Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) Meeting of Experts and Meeting of States Parties, organized by the BWC Implementation Support Unit, 18-22 August 2008, Geneva, Switzerland, attended by a 1540 expert. [PDF Document Click for Information Note]
  18. Global Initiative / 1540 Workshop, organized by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, 17-19 July 2008, Nashville, United States, attended by a 1540 expert.
  19. Legal Workshop for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) on the criminal law aspects of countering maritime terrorism in the light of relevant universal instruments, organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 12-17 July 2008, Vienna, Austria, attended by a 1540 expert.