DESPITE UN SANCTIONS, GERMANY DID RESEARCH WITH NORTH KOREA

On 28 November, Deutsche Welle carried an article saying that its investigation found that one Berlin institute continued cooperation without flagging the risks.  It has revealed a potential German violation of UN sanctions that could have been avoided.  The case throws a spotlight on the potential for conflict between Germany’s approach to freedom of research and security concerns.

https://www.dw.com/en/despite-un-sanctions-german-research-institute-worked-with-north-korean-scientists/a-63890089

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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