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IAEA – Open-Ended Meeting of Legal and Technical Experts on the Draft Code of Conduct on the Facilitation of the Safe and Secure Transport of Radioactive Material

Date & Time:

15th - 18th Jul, 2024

Location:

Austria, Vienna

The purpose of the event is to discuss the draft Code of Conduct on the Facilitation of the Safe and Secure Transport of Radioactive Material submitted by the Denial of Shipment Working Group, pursuant to IAEA General Conference resolution GC(67)/RES/7, and to provide a report that summarizes the discussions and conclusions reached and formulates clear recommendations for a path forward.

The event is primarily intended for legal and technical experts from States involved in the safe and secure transport of radioactive material including the transit States. The international transport of radioactive material also involves various national policy making organs and authorities responsible for import and export authorizations, emergency planning, physical protection and nuclear security, and modes of transport therefore policy experts may also participate. Participants should have experience in the authorization of shipments and routes, package design approvals, regulating carriers including establishment, implementation, and supervision of provisions for safe and secure transport of radioactive material. States are invited to designate one or more participants for this event.

The experts from interested International and Non-Governmental Organisations, which may have a role to facilitate the safe and secure transport of radioactive materials are also encouraged to participate. These may include experts in health provision or occupational health, international trade and development, logistics and transport.

Participants wishing to share their experiences relating to facilitation of safe and secure transport of radioactive material or policies on import-export of radioactive material and provision of ports to handle radioactive material, in a manner that fulfils or exceeds the current international regulatory framework particularly IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material, 2018 Edition (SSR-6, Rev. 1), IAEA Nuclear Security Recommendations on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities (IAEA Nuclear Security Series No. 13) and the IAEA Nuclear Security Recommendations on Radioactive Material and Associated Facilities (IAEA Nuclear Security Series No. 14) are encouraged to provide presentations on implementation approaches for the provisions of IAEA Safety Standards and Nuclear Security Recommendations on transport of radioactive material. Files of the presentations should be provided to the Secretariat by Thursday, 21 June 2024.

Open-Ended Meeting of Legal and Technical Experts on the Draft Code of Conduct on the Facilitation of the Safe and Secure Transport of Radioactive Material | IAEA

 

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