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).
- Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
- Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
- Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC)
- Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
- Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)
- Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (TFC)
- Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT)
- SEANWFZ Treaty (Treaty of Bangkok)
Signed, Not Ratified
- Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management (JC)
- Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS)
- International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (NTC)