November, 2018

VERTIC at the Fourth CWC Review Conference

The Fourth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is taking place in The Hague, the Netherlands from 21 to 30 November. The Review Conference takes places every five years and gathers delegations from the Convention’s 193 States Parties to review the operation of the Convention and discuss its direction for the next five […]

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VERTIC took part in a meeting of the European Safeguards Research and Development Association‘s (ESARDA) Working Group on Verification Technologies and Methodologies, held on November 9 in Vienna. Members heard updates on new technologies and approaches, including the use of open source information to improve Safeguards declarations, then participated in a special session on Verifying […]

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VERTIC at the IAEA Safeguards Symposium

VERTIC took part in the IAEA Symposium on International Safeguards on 5-8 November. Senior Researcher Alberto Muti presented on VERTIC’s work on capacity building for safeguards implementation and Safeguards-Security-Safety (3S) integration. He also contributed to sessions on innovation in safeguards implementation and on the establishment of effective State Systems of Accountancy and Control (SSAC).

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VERTIC at the annual meeting of Asia-Pacific Safeguards Network

On 1-2 November, the Asia-Pacific Safeguards Network held its 9th Annual Meeting in Vienna. Senior Researcher Alberto attended the meeting to learn about safeguards implementation in the Asia-Pacific region and to discuss VERTIC’s work on safeguards with interested states.

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