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The CCP is ideally suited to support countries and regions regarding the implementation of United Nations instruments, resolutions and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Container Control Programme strives to facilitate the implementation of all United Nations Security Council resolutions related to the Programme's activities. The CCP has evolved over time and expanded into new thematic areas in line with various UN Security Council resolutions concerning emerging threats, including trafficking in cultural property (UNSCR 2199, 2322, 2347), CBRN materials, weapons and their means of delivery (UNSCR 1540), small arms and light weapons (UNSCR 2220), as well as the exploitation of the air cargo supply chain (UNSCR 2309) and the situation in Afghanistan (UNSCR 1267 and 1988).

SDG 5: Gender Equality
The CCP is highly conscious of gender equality issues and strives to enhance female participation and leadership in its training programmes, PCUs and ACCUs.

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
CCP's work not only combats the trafficking of illicit goods; it also promotes trade facilitation, enhances supply chain security, streamlines customs and other law enforcement processes and minimizes unnecessary searches by enhancing the capacity to detect and assess risk.

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
The CCP promotes innovation, not only in technologies such as electronic targeting tools but also in the tactics and methods that comprise the CCP training programmes.

SDG 14: Life Below Water
The CCP delivers dedicated training on fisheries crime to PCUs, fisheries departments and other relevant actors with the overall aim to protect life below water.

SDG 15: Life on Land
The CCP's efforts against the trafficking of illegal timber, illicit wildlife goods, and harmful chemicals and waste all contribute to endeavours to protect biodiversity, endangered species and the habitats in which they live.

SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
SDG 16 goes to the heart of the purpose of the CCP: to enhance Member States' customs and other law enforcement institutions in order to promote peace and justice.

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
SDG 17 is intrinsic to the CCP's approach to the global illicit market. The Global Programme coordinates PCUs and ACCUs globally & prioritizes making and strengthening partnerships between law, customs & other enforcement agencies, Member States & with the private sector.