The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will host the IAEA International Training Course (ITC) on State System of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Material (SSAC) to be held on 26 November – 7 December 2018 in Tokai-mura, Ibaraki.
Date: Nov 26, 2018
The 2018 symposium’s theme is ‘Building Future Safeguards Capabilities’. It will look ahead to emerging technologies and innovative approaches with potential for strengthening and streamlining the implementation of safeguards and explore partnerships and mechanisms of relevance going forward. The IAEA holds a Symposium on International Safeguards every four years in order to engage the broader...
Date: Nov 05, 2018
The 9th Asia Pacific Safeguards Network (APSN) Annual Meeting and accompanying Working Group sessions will take place November 1-2, 2018 in Vienna, Austria.
Date: Nov 01, 2018
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Japan, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), hosted the National Training Course (NTC) on Safeguards (SG) Implementation in Iran at Tokai-mura, Japan. The course was held from 9 to 13 July 2018.
Date: Jul 09, 2018
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), hosted the International Training Course (ITC) on Safeguards Implementation with Small Quantities Protocols (SQPs) at Tokai-mura, Japan. The course was held from 4 to 8 June 2018. The course was prepared and organized through the assistance of the...
Date: Jun 04, 2018
The Seminar was co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) and the Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN) of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA). It was held in Vientiane, Lao PDR from 21 to 22 February 2018. The purpose of the seminar is to assist the national development for the peaceful use of...
Date: Feb 21, 2018
The Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN) of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Japan, the Office of Atoms for Peace (OAP) of Thailand, and the International Nuclear Nonproliferation and Security Academy (INSA) of the Korea Institute for Nuclear Non Proliferation and Control (KINAC) conducted a Seminar on Additional Protocol and Commodity...
Date: Jan 16, 2018
The 8th Asia Pacific Safeguards Network (APSN) Annual Meeting and accompanying Working Group sessions took place October 30 - November 2, 2017 in Busan, the Republic of Korea.
Date: Oct 30, 2017
Fundamentals of Non-Destructive Assay (NDA) for International Safeguards Implementation in States with Limited Nuclear Activities Dates: September 25-29, 2017 Location: Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA Application deadline: May 15, 2017
Date: Sep 25, 2017
Strengthening Inspections Regime for Nuclear Material: Vietnam, Indonesia and U.S. team up for National Inspections Course
On September 18-22, DOE/NNSA Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program (INSEP), with participation from the Indonesian Nuclear Regulatory Authority, BAPETEN, conducted a training course for the Vietnam Agency on Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS) on the Conduct of National Inspections. Held in Hanoi, Vietnam, where INSEP had earlier delivered a Fundamentals of Inspections workshop, this course ...
Date: Sep 18, 2017
This workshop is intended to assist S.E Asian countries with Small Quantities Protocols (SQP) in carrying out international commitments associated with the implementation of safeguards agreements in their country.
Date: Mar 20, 2017
Regional Training Course on Safeguards and Nuclear Security for Countries with Small Quantity Protocols
The Australian Safeguards and Non-proliferation Office (ASNO) hosted an IAEA Regional Training Course on Safeguards and Nuclear Security for Countries with Small Quantity Protocols December 12-16, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia for approximately 30 participants.
Date: Dec 12, 2016
The Plenary of the 84th Series of the Standing Advisory Group on Safeguards Implementation (SAGSI)Meetings will take place December 5-9, 2016 in Vienna, Austria.
Date: Dec 05, 2016
November 5-16, 2016, 13 senior level safeguards representatives from 6 countries (Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) participated in the NNSA "U.S. Study Tour for Southeast Asia Partner Principals." Sponsored by NNSA’s International Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program (INSEP), the Study Tour participants visited the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland...
Date: Nov 05, 2016
The 7th Asia Pacific Safeguards Network (APSN) Annual Meeting and accompanying Working Group sessions took place in Tokyo, Japan on October 18-19, 2016.
Date: Oct 18, 2016
APSN Members attended the 60th IAEA General Conference
Date: Sep 26, 2016
During the American Nuclear Society’s (ANS) Conference on Advances in Nuclear Nonproliferation Technology & Policy (ANNTPC), Jaime Vidaurre-Henry from the Japan Atomic Energy Agency presented Focusing NMA&C Training on the precise group of practitioners.
Date: Sep 25, 2016
From September 5 – 8, 2016, the National Nuclear Security Administration/Department of Energy (NNSA/DOE) brought together twenty-six experts from countries across Southeast Asia for a ‘Regional Workshop on Safeguards’ in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Date: Sep 05, 2016
Rob Floyd, Director General of the Australian Safeguards and Nonproliferation Office (ASNO), Australia and former APSN Chair was one of the keynote speakers during the opening plenary of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM).
Date: Jul 24, 2016
The Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN), with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Japan, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan, and United States Department of Energy (DOE), held the above seminar at the Shwe San Eain Hotel meeting room in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, from July 12 to 14, 2016.
Date: Jul 12, 2016
The Republic of Korea, Republic of the Philippines, Kingdom of Thailand, and Socialist Republic of Vietnam received the Atoms for Peace Award at the 2016 Nuclear Industry Summit (NIS 2016).
Date: Mar 31, 2016
The 6th Asia Pacific Safeguards Network (APSN) Annual Meeting and accompanying Working Group sessions took place in Tokyo, Japan on November 10-13, 2015.
Date: Nov 10, 2015
Familiarization Workshop on Safeguards Implementation Practices - Establishing State Safeguards Infrastructure
The Guidance for States Implementing Comprehensive Safeguards Agreements and Additional Protocols was published in March of 2012 as IAEA Services Series 21 and updated in December 2014.
Date: Oct 20, 2015
Familiarization Workshop on Safeguards Implementation Practices - Facilitating IAEA Verification Activities
The Guidance for States Implementing Comprehensive Safeguards Agreements and Additional Protocols was published in March of 2012 as IAEA Services Series 21 and updated in December 2014. Detailed ‘Safeguards Implementation Practices’ are being developed, which expand upon the content in the Services Series 21, providing additional explanation and share States’ experiences and good practices, as...
Date: Aug 11, 2015
Every four years, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA’s) Department of Safeguards organizes a safeguards symposium. These symposia provide an important forum for interaction between the IAEA and its Member States on a wide variety of international safeguards and non-proliferation issues. The previous such event, the Symposium on International Safeguards: Preparing for Future...
Date: Oct 20, 2014
Domestic inspections play an important role in strengthening the national oversight of nuclear and radiological assets and also support implementation of international safeguards. By conducting domestic safeguards inspections, a State Authority can help meet national requirements and enable national stakeholders to prepare for International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspections and resolve...
Date: Sep 08, 2014
APSN and the Department of Atomic Energy Agency would like to extend an invitation to all APSN members to participate in the 5th Annual APSN Meeting. This event presents an opportunity for all APSN members to convene and take stock of recent successful cooperative efforts, continue to exchange best practices and lessons learned in safeguards implementation, and explore future collaborative...
Date: Sep 01, 2014
Discussion of working group topics.
Date: Sep 01, 2014
The 4th Asia-Pacific Safeguards Network Plenary Meeting was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 7-8 November 2013, with working group discussions on 6-7 November. The meetings were hosted by Indonesia’s Nuclear Regulatory Authority, BAPETEN, in the Hotel Melia Purosani, Yogyakarta. The meeting was widely attended by APSN members and observers, including the IAEA, and reinforced the strong support...
Date: Nov 07, 2013