The Office of Export Control Cooperation co-sponsored the 13th International Export Control Confer-ence in Portoroz, Slovenia, May 7-9, 2012. Full Text»
During a December 2011 meeting in Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH), EXBS kicked off the Tri-Border Initiative in an effort to promote cross-border cooperation between Customs and border patrol agencies in BiH, Croatia and Serbia. Full Text»
On May 17-18 in Seoul, EXBS and the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade co-sponsored the first ever Asia-Pacific Proliferation Financing Conference. Full Text»
The Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance (EXBS) program aims to prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), their missile delivery systems, conventional weapons, and related items by assisting foreign governments with effective export control systems.
The U.S. Government controls exports of sensitive equipment, software and technology as a means to promote our national security interests and foreign policy objectives.
By keeping up with international best practices, governments and industry alike can ensure they are doing their part to help keep illicit goods out of the hands of proliferators.
"Red Flag Indicators," from the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, encourage citizens to play an active role in the fight against proliferation and highlights specific activity indicative of potential export violations
NGO's, multilateral control regimes, various departments of the United States government, the European Union, and governments around the world are playing their respective parts in bolstering security by stopping the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
In order to accomplish its core objective of non-proliferation, the Office of Export Controls Cooperation (ECC) has overseen the development of several electronic tools.