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GC(40)/RES/17
September 1996

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Fortieth regular session
Agenda item 17
(GC(40)/22)

Measures Against Illicit Trafficking in Nuclear Materials and Other Radioactive Sources

Resolution adopted on 20 September 1996 during the tenth plenary meeting

Measures Against Illicit Trafficking in Nuclear Materials and Other Radioactive Sources

The General Conference,

(a) Recalling its resolutions GC(XXXVIII)/RES/15 and GC(39)/RES/18 regarding measures against illicit trafficking in nuclear materials and other radioactive sources, and

(b) Noting the programme for preventing and combatting illicit trafficking in nuclear material agreed upon by the participants in the Moscow Nuclear Summit of April 1996 contained in document INFCIRC/509,

  1. Takes note of the progress report submitted by the Secretariat in document GC(40)/15;

  2. Welcomes the activities in the fields of prevention, response, training and information exchange undertaken by the Secretariat in support of efforts against illicit trafficking;

  3. Invites the Director General to continue working during the coming year in accordance with the relevant conclusions of the Board of Governors; and

  4. Requests the Director General to submit a report to the General Conference at its next regular session on activities undertaken by the Agency in the intervening period.

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