1996 Annual Report
Abbreviations
ABACC Brazilian-Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials
ARCAL Regional Co-operative Arrangements for the Promotion of Nuclear Science and Technology in Latin America
BWR Boiling water reactor
CANDU Canadian deuterium-uranium (reactor)
CRP Co-ordinated research programme
EURATOM European Atomic Energy Community
FORATOM Forum atomique européen
HWR Heavy water reactor
IAEA-MEL IAEA Marine Environment Laboratory
ICTP International Centre for Theoretical Physics
ILO International Labour Organisation
INDC International Nuclear Data Committee
IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO)
ISO International Organization for Standardization
LWR Light water reactor
NEA Nuclear Energy Agency of the OECD
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OLADE Organización Latino-americana de Energía
OPANAL Organismo para la Proscripción de las Armas Nucleares en América Latina y el Caribe
PAHO Pan American Health Organization/WHO
PHWR Pressurized heavy water reactor
PWR Pressurized water reactor
RBMK Light boiling water cooled graphite moderated pressure tube reactor (former USSR)
RCA Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology
SQ Significant quantity
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNSCEAR United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation
WHO World Health Organization
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WWER Water cooled and moderated energy reactor (former USSR)