The African Commission on Nuclear Energy is proud to announce the 11th anniversary of the entry into force of the African Weapons -Free -Zone Treaty.
The 70th ISTC Governing Board meeting was held on 15 July 2020.
ISTC and the Yerevan-based Research Center for Non-proliferation of WMDs Publish a New CBRN Export Control Handbook
The Research Center on Problems of Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CPN), supported by ISTC, elaborated, and published recently a CBRN Export Control Handbook.
ISTC has decided to donate all the old Resource Center computer equipment to schoolchildren.
ISTC took part in a webinar entitled Radiation Technical Opportunities Programmes in Africa that attracted the attention of more than a hundred and twenty nuclear experts from Kenya and other African states.
ISTC maintains partnership relations with ENU that this year acquired a new form through the internship of the young trainees at the ISTC Main Office.
The Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear has organized a series of webinars do discuss the prospects for nuclear science and technology in Africa, to advocate for better nuclear education and to promote the need of nuclear safety and security across the continent.
Nur-Sultan, 17 June. A group of undergraduate students from the Eurasian National University who are on a summer internship with ISTC held on 16 June an on-line discussion on the reform of the United Nations.
Bret Kugelmass, the host of the Titans of Nuclear podcast that features experts on nuclear energy, interviewed on 10 June 2020 Dr. David Otwoma, Chief Analyst at the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), Kenya, who is also a resource person for the ISTC – implemented EU Project MC 5.01 15B Support to Southern African States in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards.
Convened at an on-line meeting on 28 May 2020, members of the Steering Committee of Project 60 assessed the main results that they achieved together in support to the nuclear security in the region of Eastern and Central Africa during the first stage of the project from the beginning of 2017 to the end of 2019. ISTC P 60 Project Manager Kamen Velichkov and ENCO P-60 Team Leader Nicolas Delaunay presented the key achievements and highlighted expected activities, events and partnerships that will constitute the core of the project’s second phase.
ISTC implements its "Targeted Initiatives Export Control" on double-use materials and intangible technologies in Central Asia, a program is financed by the European Union.
EU CBRN CoE Project 53 Booklet
On 12 May 2020 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave received at the ISTC Main Office in Nur Sultan Mr. Bauyrzhan Ibrayev, Director General, Atomic Energy, NAC Kazatomprom, with whom he discussed the assessment by the ISTC Scientific Advisory Council of a new technology, for the processing and disposal of radioactive waste.
ISTC PROVIDES EQUIPMENT SUPPORT TO THE KAZAKH MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19 PANDEMIC
ISTC provides equipment support to the Kazakh Ministry of Health in the fight against the Coronovirus, Covid 19 Pandemic
ISTC Executive Director David Cleave and other ISTC project management and procurement staff met with representatives of the German Biosecurity Program, Bundeswehr /institute of Microbiology
During a two-day mission to Burundi, lasting from 12 to 14 February 2020, the Project 60 Team Leader met officials and experts from the host country to discuss important topics related to the extension of the Project and to the setup of the national nuclear and RN legislative framework.
Executive Director David Cleave and Deputy Executive Director Aidyn Turebayev met with Mr. Vitalie Vremis Deputy Resident Representative and his UNDP team
ISTC Participates as Observer in the IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security 2020, Convenes a Tripartite Working Meeting with AFCONE and IAEA
On 10 February 2020, the IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi opened the Third International Conference on Nuclear Security: Sustaining and Strengthening Efforts (ICONS 2020)
ISTC Welcomes the UN Resolution on Youth, Disarmament and Non-proliferation, Works for Its Implementation
On 12 December 2019, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted Resolution 74/64 on Youth, disarmament and non-proliferation.
ISTC Executive Director David Cleave attended on 31 January 2020 in Nur Sultan the annual meeting of the Nuclear Society of Kazakhstan.