Press Release

World’s Leading Nuclear Exporting Companies Welcome the Entry into Force of the 2005 Amendment to the CPPNM

The participating companies in the Nuclear Power Plant and Reactor Exporters’ Principles of Conduct welcome the entry into force on May 8, 2016 of the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM).

This entry into force is an important step signatory states have taken to strengthen global nuclear security and prevent nuclear terrorism. Since their drafting and public announcement in 2011, the Principles of Conduct have recognized the importance of the 2005 Amendment.

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