International Atomic Energy Agency’s International Conference on Nuclear Security

  • International Atomic Energy Agency’s International Conference on Nuclear Security
  • 2024-05-20T08:00:00+02:00
  • 2024-05-24T17:00:00+02:00
  • When May 20, 2024 08:00 AM to May 24, 2024 05:00 PM (Europe/Vienna / UTC200)
  • Where Vienna, Austria
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone (505) 388-4031
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ICONS 2024 will provide a global forum for ministers, policymakers, senior officials and nuclear security experts to discuss the future of nuclear security worldwide, whilst providing opportunities for exchanging information, sharing best practices and fostering international cooperation.

The conference will:

  • Raise awareness of a wide range of nuclear security topics to maintain and further strengthen national nuclear security regimes for nuclear and other radioactive materials and associated facilities used for peaceful purposes, as well as international cooperation in strengthening nuclear security globally;
  • Review nuclear security experiences and achievements, current approaches and trends, and highlight areas that may need more focused attention including technological dimensions;
  • Promote IAEA nuclear security guidance, and experience of States in their application, including through peer reviews, advisory services and capacity building;
  • Promote the sharing of information and good practices in nuclear security while protecting sensitive information;
  • Reaffirm and support the central role of the IAEA in strengthening nuclear security globally and in leading the coordination of international activities in the field of nuclear security, while avoiding duplication and overlap;
  • Highlight and promote the IAEA’s efforts to promote adherence to relevant international legally binding instruments and commitment to the legally non-binding instruments; and
  • Discuss further enhancements of IAEA nuclear security activities and their sustainability.
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