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International Conventions, Agreements, and Initiatives

Collection of international conventions, United Nations Security Council Resolutions, International Initiatives, and Nuclear Security Summit proceedings related to nuclear security

  • November 12, 2020
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International Conventions

TitleOrganizationEntry into Force
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear MaterialInternational Atomic Energy Agency8 February 1987
Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear MaterialInternational Atomic Energy Agency8 May 2016
International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear TerrorismThe United Nations7 July2007
International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist BombingsThe United Nations23 May 2001
International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of TerrorismThe United Nations10 April 2002

International Atomic Energy Agency Guides

TitleOrganizationDate Issued
Guidance on the Import and Export of Radioactive SourcesInternational Atomic Energy AgencyMay 2012
Code of Conduct on Safety and Security of Radioactive SourceInternational Atomic Energy AgencyJanuary 2004

United Nations Security Council Resolutions

TitleOrganizationDate Adopted
Resolution 1373 (2001) on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist actsThe United Nations Security Council28 September 2001
Resolution 1540 on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destructionThe United Nations Security Council28 April 2004
Resolution 1887 on nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear disarmamentThe United Nations Security Council24 September 2009

International Initiatives

TitleOrganizationEntry into Force
(Link to Partner Nations or Endorsing States)
Interdiction Principles for the Proliferation Security InitiativeBureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (United States)2003
Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear TerrorismInternational2006

Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security Summit Resources

TitleAuthor, OrganizationDate
Reported Accomplishments of Selected Threat Reduction and Nonproliferation Programs, By Agency, for Fiscal Year 2008Luke Wagoner, Partnership for Global Security2008
Key Takeaways from the Nuclear Security Summits (2010-2016)Fissile Materials Working Group/Arms Control AssociationNo Date
The Nuclear Security Summits: An Overview of State Actions to Curb Nuclear Terrorism 2010–2016Fissile Materials Working Group/Arms Control AssociationNo Date
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