Philippines 1540 Reporting

Philippines 1540 Reporting
2010 UNODA workshop on implementing UNSCR 1540, Source: www.un.org

Offers/Requests of Assistance

The Philippines requested the following assistance: the provision of training and equipment for first responders and border control agencies, improvement of physical protection at the research reactor PRR-1, enhancing container and cargo security at several ports, and guidance for drafting appropriate laws governing border monitoring. The Philippines drafted regulation on the security of radioactive materials during transport, and the Megaports Initiative expanded to Cebu port in 2012. See the United Nations 1540 Committee Website for more information on Assistance Requested by Member States.

On 6 May 2013, the Philippines, in coordination with the EU and the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, officially launched the CBRN Risk Mitigation Centers of Excellence regional secretariat. In November 2013, the Philippines hosted a 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) (Manila, Philippines).

Treaties

Signed, Not Ratified

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This article is part of a collection examining implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details Philippines’ implementation efforts to-date.

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