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Online Workshop: Developing Effective Regulations for Radioactive Source Security

WINS 17 Feb 2021

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As part of the Online Workshop on Developing Effective Regulations for Radioactive Source Security 16-23 February 2021, WINS held the first live session on International Efforts Supporting the Development of Effective Source Security Regulations on 16 February 2021. The objectives of this session were:

  • The international framework for radioactive source security including the Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources and the guidance on Import and Export and the role of the IAEA in supporting the development of regulations for radioactive source security;
  • The IAEA Nuclear Security Series, including the revised Implementing Guides NSS 9 and NSS 11;
  • The role of the IAEA NSS 29-G on Developing Regulations and Associated Administrated Measures for Nuclear Security and of international workshops for drafting regulations;
  • The role of non-governmental organisations in raising awareness of threat actors and developing more effective security arrangements through benchmarking mechanisms, progress reports and other initiatives.

Our guest speakers for the first live session were:

  • Madalina Man, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), USA;
  • Marc Fialkoff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL);
  • Richard Cupitt, Stimson Center, USA;
  • Mercy Muriithi, Radiation Protection Board, Kenya;
  • Kanchan P Adhikari - NAMS, Bir Hospital, Nepal.

Further information on the event can be found here.

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