Singapore 1540 Reporting

Singapore 1540 Reporting
12th Annual Export Control Conference (2011), in Singapore, Source: U.S. Department of State

1540 Matrix

Offers/Requests of Assistance

Singapore has officially offered assistance through the 1540 Committee, noting that "Singapore jointly hosted the inaugural Asian National Authorities Meeting with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPWC), from October 29-31, 2003, which promoted cooperation and awareness of the Chemical Weapons Convention in the region." In 2011, Singapore co-hosted the 12th International Export Control Conference with the United States and the European Union. Singapore also hosted an ASEM seminar on nuclear safety in 2012. It established a national nuclear forensics laboratory in 2013. See the United Nations 1540 Committee Website for more information on Assistance from Member States.

Singapore co-hosted with the OPCW the second and third regional training courses on emergency response to chemical weapons in 2011 and 2013, respectively. The country is also an active participant and presenter at annual Asian Export Control Seminars in Japan.

Singapore hosted IAEA regional outreach seminars on a safeguards system for Southeast and South Asian countries in March 2013.

Singapore regularly reviews and updates its export control list, and most recently did so on 1 February 2013.


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 Singapore’s implementation efforts to-date.


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