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IAEA Releases Primer on Regulation of Nuclear Materials
The guide, Security of Radioactive Sources, is an aggregation of insights collected from experts and governments around the world. In a release, the agency said it hopes the series will assist policymakers in writing rules that conform to its Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources and the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism.
"By setting guidance on the security of sources, the publication is expected to serve as a useful tool for legislators and regulators, physical protection specialists and facility and transport operators, as well as law enforcement officers," the agency said in the release (International Atomic Energy Agency release, July 24).
Feb. 25, 2014
Deepti Choubey lays out key steps states should take to tap the full potential of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit.
Jan. 9, 2014
The UNSCR 1540 implementation process in sub-Saharan Africa has been slow. As of October 2011, 26 of the 48 states in the region have submitted 1540 national reports.