Executive Course on Export control

Photo: Kamen Velichkov – executive director of International Science and Technology Center (ISTC)

On June 17 – 28, 2019  Myrzakhmet Zhanat and Toregozina Meruyert take part in the Executive Course on Export control initiated by the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) which is conducted at the M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University. (Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan.)
The aim of the Executive Course on Export control is to exchange best practices, pose questions and promote the latest achievements in theoretical and empirical research in the field of export control. The experts and specialists from Georgia, Republic of Armenia, Republic of Uzbekistan, Mongolia, Islamic Republic of Pakistan as well as the European Union are taking active part in discussions and sharing their expertise in the field of Export control.

Teachers of Economics and Entrepreneurship Department Toregozhina Meruyert and Myrzakhmet Zhanat

The following topics are discussed:
• CBRN basic knowledge concepts I
• International framework and instruments I
• Technology acquisition: The Armament dynamic
• CBRN basic knowledge concepts II
• Technology acquisition: The terrorist / criminal dimension
• Exercise: identification of current threats and risks
• Transfer control – national requirements I
• Transfer control – national requirements II
• Transfer control – Case study: Argentina non-proliferation policy
Dr Jean Pascal Zanders specialises on questions of armament and disarmament, covering chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons, as well as space policy. Using foresighting strategies, he is currently investigating the meaning of disarmament in the today’s security context, including the longer-term future of the Chemical and Biological and Toxin Weapons Conventions and the preconditions for new global and regional disarmament initiatives. His interest also goes to the internal dynamics of a terrorist or criminal entity seeking to acquire a chemical or biological weapons capability.
Maria J. Espona, Biologist (1994), Master en Terrorism Studies (2013) and currently doing PhD studies on biological weapons and epidemiology at the UGR, in Spain. She is working as technical advisor on export control of dual use goods and technologies for the EU. Currently she is the leader of the following projects: TI CBRN Export Control on Dual-Use Materials and Intangible Technologies in Central Asia (ISTC) and CBRN Export Control on Dual-Use Materials and Intangible Technologies in GUAM Countries (STCU).

In the Photo Maria Espona

This information has gotten from the website of KazGUU named by M. Narikbayev Sourse: www.kazguu.kz