Following Russia’s recognition of the Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republics’ independence on 21 February 2022 and its further invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, in view of the gravity of the situation and in response to Russia’s continued military aggression against Ukraine, the EU has adopted a series of new restrictive measures. Two years after Russia’s invasion and war of aggression against Ukraine, on February 23, 2024, the EU adopted its 13th package of sanctions against Russia. The following are among the main measures implemented...
“Australia’s defense export control regime and critical technologies” The Journal of Strategic Trade Control has published the article titled “Australia’s defense export control regime and critical technologies” by Lauren Sanders. The paper analyses how Australia can strengthen its […]
Following the thirteenth meeting of the Chaudfontaine Group, the European Studies Unit is pleased to announce its new publication: “A new configuration of strategic trade control regimes?”. In light of the recent geopolitical developments and the ensuing challenges to strategic trade controls, as well as the discussions that have emerged on a new configuration of strategic trade control regimes, the Chaudfontaine Group explored the potential consequences of the ongoing geopolitical transformations and fragmentations on the future of the multilateral export control regimes in the medium term.
The European Studies Unit of the University of Liege launches its inventory of the relevant legislation of the EU and its Member States on dual-use items.
On 20 October the European Commission published for the first time in the Official Journal of the European Union a compilation of national control lists in application of Article 9(4) of Regulation (EU) 2021/821 on the control of exports of dual-use items. In accordance with Article 10 of the Regulation, following the publication of the national control lists by the European Commission, the other Member States may now impose an authorisation requirement for the export of items on the basis of the national control lists.