Member Organizations

The Asia Pacific Safeguards Network is intended to be a professional network drawing upon the expertise available in the Asia-Pacific region to ensure that safeguards activities in the region are conducted to IAEA standards. Membership of the APSN is open to any government or government-affiliated organisation that is responsible for the application, implementation or development of safeguards in sovereign states in the Asia-Pacific region.There are currently fourteen Member States associated with the APSN. The IAEA has permanent observer status.

 

Member Countries & Organizations

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Associated Organizations

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Australia

Member

 Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office (ASNO)

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Bangladesh

Member

 Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission

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Canada

Member

 Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
 Department Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

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Indonesia

Member

 Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency or Badan Pengawas Tenaga Nuklir (BAPETEN)

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Japan

Member

 Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA)
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 Nuclear Material Control Center (NMCC) 
 Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA)

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Malaysia

Member

 Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB)  
 Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOST)

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Mongolia

Member

 Nuclear Energy Commission

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Myanmar

Member

 Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Ministry of Education
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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New Zealand

Member

 International Security and Disarmament Division (ISDD), New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT)

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Philippines

Member

 Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI)

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Singapore

Member

 Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science Department (RPNSD), National Environmental Agency (NEA)

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South Korea

Member

 Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control (KINAC)

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Thailand

Member

 Office of Atoms for Peace (OAP), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

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Vietnam

Member

 Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

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United States

Member  

 National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Department of Energy (DOE)

 

Observer Countries & Organizations

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Status

Associated Organizations

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Brunei

Observer

 

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Cambodia

Observer

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
 Ministry of Mines and Energy

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European
Union

Observer

 European Atomic Energy Community(EURATOM) 
 European Safeguards Research and Development Association (ESARDA)

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IAEA

Observer

 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

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Lao PDR

Observer

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 Ministry of Science and Technology

VERTIC

Observer

Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC)