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Online Workshop on Regulatory Practices: Licensing, Inspection and Enforcement

02 March 2022 - 04 March 2022 Online, Public Event

Applications for this event are closed
Workshop on autonomous and remotely operated systems: Benefits and challenges to nuclear security


This international workshop reviewed international best practices for the development and implementation of a regulatory framework for the security of radioactive material. It analysed the whole scope of regulatory practices needed to implement, enforce and strengthen a regulatory framework for the security of radioactive material. It also examined the different models and approaches to regulatory practices associated with the security of radioactive material.


  • To review the role of international instruments in forming the basis for the national regulatory framework for radioactive source security.
  • To analyse the considerations and approaches when establishing a regulatory body that is responsible for regulation of radioactive source security.
  • To understand the role of threat assessment in the development of a regulatory framework for the radioactive source security regulator.
  • To review the key activities of a regulatory body and in particular approaches to per missioning, authorisation, licence conditions, inspection, and enforcement in relation to radioactive source security.
  • To understand the relationship between a regulatory body and its stakeholders (industry, licensees, general public etc.) with regard to radioactive source security.

The workshop will address the following topics:

  • International recommendations and guidance on regulatory practices for radioactive source security,
  • Approaches, framework and models for regulatory framework development on radioactive source security,
  • Threat assessment and radioactive source security,
  • Coordination mechanisms between competent authorities, licensees and industry on radioactive source security, including transport security,
  • Training of personnel on regulatory practices,
  • Regulatory best practices.


This workshop was open to participants from the whole world.

WINS welcomed participation from the following:

  • Regulatory bodies
  • Policy makers and other government officials related regulatory practices
  • Academics/researchers
  • International and Regional organisations
  • End users/licensees/operators

This online three-day event was conducted in line with WINS’ “Gender Parity by Design” principle. Therefore, we gave equal space and voice to all participants, regardless of gender. We strongly encouraged female delegates, young professionals and people from all backgrounds, in particular minority and underrepresented participants to attend.


The workshop was conducted in English, with simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and French. It was facilitated and delivered online using Zoom or another similar platform. Selected materials were made available to support the preparation of the activity. The event materials have been made available on the WINS website following the workshop.

WINS provided participants the opportunity to debate and invited Subject Matter Experts to share the best practices and their professional experiences on this topic.

Following the event, WINS will produce a report with lessons learned, ideas and actions on regulatory practices based on the various presentations and discussions.

Important Dates

  • Deadline to apply to the Workshop: 28 February 2022
  • Workshop delivery: 2-4 March 2022, 14:00 – 17:00 CET
  • Publication of workshop report: 30 March 2022

Contact Information

   Yasmina Jennane

   Mehri Avlyakulova
   Tomás Bieda


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