On 21 July, RUSI in London announced that its Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies was launching an innovative online exercise to help identify and address proliferation financing risks. The exercise is said to illustrate how to conduct a proliferation financing risk assessment by asking the user to rate proliferation financing threats, vulnerabilities and consequences and generate a unique proliferation financing risk heatmap. In the Proliferation Financing Risk Exercise, users are asked to conduct a rapid proliferation financing risk assessment of 2 fictitious countries –
‘Lungo’ and ‘Oolong’ – due to differences in economies, geographic locations and socio-political realities, these countries experience PF threats, vulnerabilities and consequences differently. National PF risk assessments will help Lungo and Oolong determine their unique PF risk exposure and how to best prioritise counter-proliferation financing efforts.
In May 2019, RUSI published a national proliferation financing risk assessment methodology –
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