Safeguarding large and small scale Reprocessing Facilities and Activities - Tokai

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Japan Support Programme for Agency Safeguards (JASPAS) conducted a training course on safeguards at reprocessing plants for the IAEA and Japan safeguards inspectors/staff from 15 to 17 January 2019 at the IAEA, Vienna, and from 21 to 25 January 2019 in Tokai, Japan. This course was prepared and organized through the support and assistance provided by the Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN) of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA).


The learning objectives of this training course are: 1) to be familiar with and gain knowledge on the different types and scale of reprocessing facilities, activities and techniques involved; 2) to improve the understanding of nuclear material accountancy, measurement systems involved, and other confidence-building measures at reprocessing facilities; 3) to gain practical skills in planning and performing safeguards activities; 4) to understand the role of different safeguards measures in meeting the technical objectives for States with reprocessing facilities and reprocessing related activities, particularly during Design Information Verification, Complementary Access, and inspections (including Other Strategic Points); 5) to improve the skills in identifying and recognizing the typical proliferation indicators and signatures associated with reprocessing and possible misuse or undeclared activities.

Monday, January 21, 2019 to Friday, January 25, 2019
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