International Security

Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)

The Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) is an international cooperation initiative by the United States in May 2003. At least 60 states have decided to abide by its principles, including Iceland.

The main aim of the PSI is to prevent illegal export and smuggling of WMD and equipment related thereto. The control covers, inter alia, the transport of shipping containers and other modes of transportation.


Australia Group (AG)   |   FATF   |   GICNT   |   GTRI   |   HCOC   |   MTCR   |   NSG   |   PSI   |   Wassenaar (WA)   |   Zangger (ZC)

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