5th APSN Annual Meeting - September 2014 in Myanmar

The APSN Annual Meeting is an opportunity for all APSN Member States to convene and review APSN’s organizational objectives, exchange best practices in the implementation of international safeguards, reflect on the outcomes of cooperative efforts during the previous year, and explore new collaborations in the areas of capacity-building and outreach. 

 

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The APSN Annual Meeting is an opportunity for all APSN Member States to convene and review APSN’s organizational objectives, exchange best practices in the implementation of international safeguards, reflect on the outcomes of cooperative efforts during the previous year, and explore new collaborations in the areas of capacity-building and outreach. 

Myanmar's Department of Atomic Energy, Ministry of Science and Technology (DAE/MOST) hosted the 5th APSN Annual Meeting in Yangon and Naypyidaw, Myanmar. Twenty-two representatives from eight Member States attended the meeting. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Lao PDR, and Cambodia also participated as observers. 

During the working group sessions Working Groups 1 - 5, APSN Member States exchanged lessons learned in national inspection practices and their experiences in implementing the Additional Protocol and modification of the Small Quantities Protocol (SQP). Member States also discussed potential training and educational offerings for 2015 and beyond. 

 

The Deputy Minister of Myanmar's Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Aung Kyaw Myat, joined the meeting on the third day to address the Plenary. At the end of the meeting, Dr. Rob Floyd of Australian Safeguards and Nonproliferation Office (ASNO)  passed on the chairmanship position to Director General Takeshi Hikihara from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Science Department.

GENERAL RESOURCES

1. Plenary Agenda

2. Working Group Agenda
3. Plenary Presentation:  ASEATOM Update

 

WORKING GROUP RESOUCES:

WORKING GROUP 1 (Safeguards Infrastructure Implementation and Awareness): COMING SOON

                                            
WORKING GROUP 2 (Capacity Building):

1. Working Group II Overview Presentation (Japan)

 

WORKING GROUP 3 (IT Support, Communication, and Information):

1. Working Group III Overview Presentation (United States)
 

WORKING GROUP 4 (Model Safeguards and Security Legislation):
1. Safeguards Legislation Kit Presentation

2. Safeguards Legislation Kit Action Plan

 

WORKING GROUP 5 (Physical Protection in Support of Nuclear Safeguards): COMING SOON

 

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