Nuclear Security of Materials Outside of Regulatory Control Section

The Section is responsible for activities that assist States in establishing and maintaining nuclear security systems and measures for the prevention and detection of, and response to, nuclear and other radioactive material outside of regulatory control.

The Section’s activities include developing nuclear security guidance that is consistent with the relevant binding and non-binding international legal instruments for dealing with nuclear and other radioactive material outside of regulatory control, as well as providing assistance, upon request, to States in implementing the nuclear security framework.

Additionally, the Section provides evaluation and assessment services and education and training activities. It also develops methodologies and assists States with security upgrades that relate to nuclear and radioactive material detection and response capabilities. It does this by conducting evaluation missions, training courses and workshops, as well as technical meetings for the development of the relevant methodology.

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