IAEA holds first nuclear security school in Egypt via World Nuclear News

Young professionals from 14 countries attended the first Arabic-language international school on nuclear security held in Cairo, Egypt as part of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) efforts to promote awareness of nuclear security amongst young professionals.
The 33 participants included customs and law enforcement agents, regulators, operators and academics from Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. The school covered topics including international and national legal frameworks for nuclear security; physical protection of nuclear and radioactive materials; computer and information security; nuclear security culture; nuclear forensics and crime scene management; and security at major public events.
The school included presentations, case studies and practical exercises including hands-on experience of nuclear detection instruments used to track the illicit trafficking of nuclear materials.

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