ISTC conducts a workshop on export control for the Kyrgyz Customs Service
The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC), within the framework of the Targeted Initiative on the Export Control of CBRN Dual-Use Materials and Technologies, funded by the EU, together with the Export Control Center (Bishkek), initiated two 3-day Workshops on Export Control and Identification of dual- use goods for employees of the Customs Service of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The first Workshop was held on 28, 29, and 30 April 2021 and took place in an online format with the participation of European and Ukrainian experts. The Workshop covered the basic goals and principles of export control, functions of the Customs Service in the area of export control, licensing, lists of controlled goods and technologies, identification of controlled goods and technologies, functions of state agencies in the area of export control, and their interaction, and many other issues.
The second Workshop for Kyrgyz Customs officials will take place on 26-28 May and will be held online.
Implementation of these Workshops on Export Control issues will allow the country to strengthen its control system for sensitive transfers and minimize the risks of violations of export control legislation. It will also raise the awareness of customs officials in the field of nonproliferation, protection, and management of modern security threats
The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) is an intergovernmental organization connecting scientists from Kazakhstan, Armenia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia with their peers and research organizations in the EU, Japan, Republic of Korea, Norway and the United States.
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