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Design Book


EU and international regulatory texts (ADM and CBRN Non-Proliferation)


Overview of EU and international legislation applicable to CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) substances and Explosives

MASC-CBRN - DG HOME ISF-P - International and EU Regulation of Countering the Hostile Misuse of CBRN Materials and Knowledge

Applying Strategic Exchange Controls (ACES) - Implementation Guide

This Implementation Guide (updated in 2019) responds to requests from World Customs Organization (WCO) Members seeking practical assistance with the Application of Strategic Trade Controls. This guide serves as a reference for WCO Members to develop and revise their Strategic Trade Controls Enforcement (SCES) procedures and processes, and also provides a framework for training in this regard. db=web

Reference documents

Quebec Center of Expertise in Environmental Analysis

Sampling guide for environmental analysis / Booklet 1 – General

Council REGULATION (EC) No 428/2009 of 5  May 2009 establishing a Community regime for the control of exports, transfers, brokerage and transit of dual-use items .


JUNE 2012 (updated JUNE 2018):

WCO (World Customs Organization)

Post-Clearance Audit (PCA) Guidelines Volume 1 .

WCO (World Customs Organization)

Post Clearance Audit (PCA) Guidelines Volume 2


WCO (World Customs Organization)

Risk Analysis - Volume 1


The WCO Security Program  

Document (Flyer)

The WCO Security Program  

WCO Customs Risk Management Compendium

The WCO SAFE Framework of Standards: Avoiding Excesses in Global Supply Chain Security Policy


Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Awareness Handbook for Tax Auditors.


Customs risk management: First lessons learned from the experience of some West African countries

GEOURJON A.-M., B. LAPORTE: Customs risk management: first lessons drawn from the experience of some West African countries the West.

GEOURJON A.-M., B. LAPORTE and G. ROTA-GRAZIOSI (2010), “How to modernize risk analysis and the selectivity of customs controls in developing countries? », WCO News, n° 62, p. 29-31.

Basel Convention  


Basel Convention - Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes

Waste – Swiss control doctrine.

Illicit Trafficking Training Manual

Basel Convention Guide


Safeguards Implementation Guide for States with Small Quantities Protocols.  

Sampling of hazardous substances: European Commission / taxation and customs union / Samancta databases.

General principles for taking samples: European Commission / taxation and customs union / Samancta databases.

General health and safety principles

Health and safety: European commission / taxation and customs union / Samancta databases.

Additional documents

Infectious Risk Healthcare Waste (DASRI)

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