- In May, States meet at the first review conference of the NPT, whose membership then stands
at 91 parties.
- In London, the US and other major suppliers of nuclear materials meet to draw up new
rules for nuclear exports.
- At the IAEA’s Seibersdorf Laboratories, special facilities are built for the Safeguards Analytical
Laboratory, the coordinating centre of a global network of analytical laboratories for
analyzing samples of plutonium,
uranium, and other materials.