• The Zangger Committee is formed, composed of NPT States engaged in major exports of
    nuclear plant equipment or materials, to interpret NPT provisions related to exports
    of nuclear material. A trigger list covers items whose export would require IAEA safeguards.
  • The IAEA Safeguards Committee completes its work, which includes a model comprehensive safeguards agreement for non-nuclear-weapon States party to the NPT.
  • Finland becomes the first country to sign an NPT safeguards agreement with the IAEA.
  • In Geneva, the UN convenes the Fourth International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of
    Nuclear Energy.

    Safeguards Inspectors