VERTIC participates in seminar on voluntary national implementation action plans for UNSCR 1540

UN Security Council Resolution 1977 (2011) encourages all States to prepare on a voluntary basis national implementation action plans (NAP), with the assistance of the 1540 Committee as appropriate, mapping out their priorities and plans for implementing the key provisions of resolution 1540 (2004), and to submit those plans to the 1540 Committee.

On 29-30 June, legal officer Sonia Drobysz participated in a seminar on NAP in Rakitje, Croatia. The event was organised by RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation, in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia.Officials from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Tajikistan together with experts from the UNSC 1540 Committee, UNODA, the IAEA, UNODC, the OPCW, the OSCE, the WHO and the United States discussed key elements of a NAP, best practices and challenges in developing and implementing a NAP, and opportunities for international assistance and cooperation. Sonia Drobysz presented on 1540 National Implementation Action Plans: Legislative and Regulatory Actions.

For more information please visit RACVIAC website and see press release.





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