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Nuclear Forensics to be Explored In-depth at July Conference

The more than 350 attendees will review the role of nuclear forensics as an essential element of national nuclear security infrastructure; present recent scientific achievements and exchange experience and lessons learned related to the application of nuclear forensics; review current state-of-practice in the field; and identify advances in analytical tools. They will also propose and discuss mechanisms for achieving further international and regional cooperation, as well as propose ways to increase... Full story»

Securing Nuclear Materials - The Way Forward

The entry into force of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) is the single most important step which the international community can take in strengthening nuclear security globally. This was the key message highlighted by the IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in his statement to delegates attending the Seminar on the Promotion of the Entry into Force of the 2005 Amendment... Full story»

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano Addresses the Hague's Nuclear Security Summit 2014

World leaders can further strengthen the international nuclear security regime by taking certain concrete steps, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in his address to the Nuclear Security Summit taking place from 24 to 25 March 2014 in the Hague, the Netherlands. Entry into force of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials should be a priority. He also called on States to make full use of... Full story»

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in Republic of Korea

At the request of the Government of the ROK, the IAEA conducted a two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission that reviewed the nation's nuclear security-related legislative and regulatory framework for nuclear and other radioactive material and associated facilities, as well as security arrangements applied to the transport of nuclear material and radioactive sources, and to computer systems. In addition... Full story»

Hungary Completes High Enriched Uranium Research Reactor Fuel Removal

Hungary Completes High Enriched Uranium Research Reactor Fuel Removal Hungary just completed the transfer of its high enriched uranium (HEU) research reactor fuel to the Russian Federation, becoming the ninth nation to completely remove such fuel from its territory since the Tripartite (IAEA-US-Russian Federation) Initiative known as the Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return (RRRFR) programme which began in 2002... Full story»

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in the United States

IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in the United States A team of nuclear security experts led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today completed a mission to review nuclear security practices of civil nuclear facilities licensed by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Conducted at the U.S. Government's request, the two-week International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission reviewed the United States’ nuclear security-related legislative... Full story»


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