Deterring Nuclear Proliferation: The Importance of IAEA Safeguards
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) commissioned this book as an introduction to the safeguards system of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This system plays a key role in promoting international peace and security because it deters the proliferation of nuclear weapons and helps to facilitate nuclear cooperation under sound nonproliferation conditions.
Safeguards Implementation Guide for States with Small Quantities Protocols
This publication is aimed at States with SQPs, and addresses obligations under CSAs, SQPs and additional protocols. It is primarily intended for State or regional authorities responsible for safeguards implementation (SRAs). Recognizing that SRAs often have responsibilities in areas other than safeguards, such as nuclear safety and security, the book highlights some possibilities for synergies among these disciplines.
The purpose of this publication is to gather in one volume the english translations of the major statutes, ordinances and guidelines issued in Japan for the establishment and implementation of the compensation scheme in response to the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi accident.
With Indonesia’s decision to start the ratification process of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) in May 2010, ratifications from only eight more nations will be needed before the Treaty can enter into force: China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel, Pakistan and the United States. Nearly all of them have expressed their support for the CTBT’s entry into force by signing the Treaty.
ISIS Reports - Project on U.S. Middle East Nonproliferation Strategy
Working Group Urges “De Facto Trade Embargo” to Stop Iran from Reaching “Critical Capability”; Calls for Tough Nonproliferation Standards in Middle East, Increased Support for Cooperative Nonproliferation Programs in Region, Designating China as a “Destination of Diversion Concern”
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for half a century has been applying safeguards to ensure that nuclear materials are dedicated to peaceful use. During the last two decades, how the IAEA performs that mission has been evolving in response to two challenges: a track record of clandestine nuclear activities in some states and the need to optimize limited resources to account for a growing volume of nuclear material.
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