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U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Office of Export Control Cooperation (ISN/ECC)

U.S. – Morocco International Transshipment Conference – May 20-22 2008

The Office of Export Control Cooperation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of State (ISN/ECC) oversees the U.S. Government’s Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program. EXBS is designed to stem proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems, and conventional weapons by assisting countries around the world with establishing effective export and border control systems meeting international standards.

To further EXBS’ global mission, dap assisted ISN/ECC by organizing a Global Trade and Security Conference in Tangier, Morocco. Approximately one hundred delegates from numerous countries attended. Conference proceedings focused on how the U.S. Government, EXBS partner nations, and private industry can improve global trade security via export control and counter proliferation policies and cooperation.

Highlights from the Agenda:

  • Transshipment Security Vulnerabilities and Risks
  • World Customs Organization – Columbus Programme
  • Status of the Proliferation Security Initiative
  • Status of the Secure Freight Initiative
  • MANPADS: Threat, Response and Trade Controls
  • Advanced Cargo Data Harmonization – Single Window Update
  • Best Practices in International Cooperation
  • Singapore: Efforts Towards Achieving an Effective Strategic Goods Control Regime
  • Illicit Trade in Dual-Use Commodities