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EU Action on Nuclear Safety

barroso-seoul-smallJosé Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission "EU Action on Nuclear Safety" Nuclear Security Summit Seoul, South Korea, 26-27 March 2012 .

Read the speech here.

Read the INMM Communicator April 2012

commbannerIt was a big winter for INMM. We had our INMM Technical Program Committee and Executive Meeting in Orlando, Florida with sunny mild comfortable days surrounded by green leaves and flowering plants. We can't promise such nice weather in July but I am looking forward to the Annual Meeting. 

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ENS' Position Paper on Preventing nuclear proliferation

ENSlogo539110Our highlighted article features the European Nuclear Society's High Scientific Council position paper on nuclear proliferation issues: Preventing nuclear proliferation: a duty for the nuclear community.

Read the Paper prepared by Pierre Goldschmidt with the help of Bernard Bonin here.

Department of Safeguards releases documents

Andreas-presboIt is often difficult, even for those that specialize in verification, to get a grip on how the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) safeguards system actually works. Most would know that it involves the state declaring that they have a certain amount of material, with the IAEA checking that the declaration is correct. But how does the inspectors actually go about checking this, and how do states in practice declare their fissile material holdings? A new set of documents on the Agency website shows just that. A little gem of a page can be found hidden in a crevice deep inside the Agency’s sprawling website.

Read the complete article here.

Crossposted from the VERTIC blog.

by Andreas Persbo