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International Training Course on the Essential Elements of Nuclear Security

7–18 March 2016

Deadline for Nominations: 20 November 2015


The purpose of the course is to provide the participants with an in-depth understanding of the essential elements of nuclear security as described in the IAEA Nuclear Security Fundamentals publication Objective and Essential Elements of a State’s Nuclear Security Regime (IAEA Nuclear Security Series No. 20). It will include lectures and exercises focused on: the international and national legal framework for nuclear security; understanding methodologies to assess threats and risks; transport security; security of nuclear and other radioactive material, associated facilities and associated activities; detection of and response to nuclear security events (including the use of detection instruments, radiological crime scene management and an introduction to nuclear forensics); combatting illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive material; and international cooperation and assistance to support nuclear security.

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