Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: International Agreements


Category-Subcategory: International Agreements
Category Description:

Information provided by, otherwise made available by, or produced in cooperation with, a foreign government or international organization that requires protection pursuant to an existing treaty, agreement, bilateral exchange or other obligation under the requirements stipulated in 10 USC 130c(b), when not subject to classification under Executive Order 13526. Title 10 USC 130c(b) may exempt this class of foreign government information from the safeguard provisions otherwise required by Executive Order 13526. Per Title 10 USC 130c(h) the following national security officials are the only ones defined by statute as able to determine such information requires control: (A) The Secretary of Defense, with respect to information of concern to the Department of Defense. (B) The Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to information of concern to the Coast Guard, as determined by the Secretary, but only while the Coast Guard is not operating as a service in the Navy. (C) The Secretary of Energy, with respect to information concerning the national security programs of the Department of Energy, as determined by the Secretary.

Subcategory Description: N/A
Marking: INTL


  • CUI Specified authorities include specific handling practices that differ from general CUI requirements. For Specified authorities, reference individual Safeguarding/Dissemination control citations for distinct requirements
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.

Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
10 USC 130c Specified  



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.