Features: Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

Conference to Amend Convention

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States are looking to amend the international Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) at a conference at IAEA headquarters in July 2005.

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States Take Big Step to Strengthen World´s Nuclear Security Regime

8 July 2005: Delegates from 89 countries agreed on 8 July to fundamental changes that will substantially strengthen the international Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei welcomed the agreement as "an important step towards greater nuclear security".



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