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CEC carries out a workshop in Bishkek on classification of dual-use goods

CEC carries out a workshop in Bishkek on classification of dual-use goods

 

On March 30-31 and April 1, 2022, an online training Workshop on Classification and Identification of dual-use goods held in Bishkek with the participation of international experts from Ukraine, Armenia, and Kazakhstan, as well as experts from Kyrgyzstan. The event was organized by the Center on Export Control and the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC).

 

Employees of the State Customs Service under the Ministry of Finance of the KR, employees of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce of the KR, Ministry of Health of the KR, Ministry of Defense of the KR, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology, and Technical Supervision of the KR, and professors from Kyrgyz National University participated in the Workshop.

 

During the three-day Workshop the participants acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with elements of the modern national export control system, studied basic procedures of EC implementation, and raised awareness of classification and identification of controlled goods in order to identify current threats and risks associated with dual-use goods and technologies.

 

The next an online Workshop on Classification and Identification of dual-use goods will be held April 20-21-22, 2022.

 

The purpose of the Workshops is to create a comprehensive course on the Classification and Identification of dual-use goods to be introduced at the Kyrgyz National University as part of the Export Control Course. Implementation of this course will allow the country to strengthen the system of control over especially important transfers and minimize the risks of violations of export control legislation.

 

The project is implemented within the framework of the ISTC Targeted Initiative on Export Control of CBRN Dual-Use Materials and Technologies, funded by the EU.