The Principles of Conduct

Appendix B: References

International Conventions

  • United Nations Convention Against Corruption—Adopted by the UN General Assembly in resolution A/RES/58/4, October 31, 2003.
  • OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions—Adopted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, signed December 17, 1997.
  • Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency, Reproduced in IAEA INFCIRC/336, adopted September 26, 1986.
  • Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident, Reproduced in IAEA INFCIRC/335, adopted September 26, 1986.
  • Convention on Nuclear Safety—“Convention on Nuclear Safety,” IAEA INFCIRC/449, adopted June 17, 1994.
  • Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)—Reproduced in IAEA INFCIRC/274/Rev.1, May 1980, and including its amendment, reproduced in GOV/INF/2005/10-GC(49)/INF/6, September 6, 2005.
  • Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management—“Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management,” Reproduced in IAEA INFCIRC/546, adopted December 1997.
  • Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC)—“Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage,” IAEA INFCIRC/567, adopted September 12, 1997.
  • International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism—Adopted by the UN General Assembly in resolution A/RES/59/290, April 2005.
  • Paris Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy—Adopted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, February 12, 2004.
  • Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage, Reproduced in IAEA INFCIRC/566, adopted September 12, 1997.

IAEA DOCUMENTS

  • “Considerations to Launch a Nuclear Power Programme”—“Considerations to Launch a Nuclear Power Programme,” International Atomic Energy Agency, Reproduced in IAEA GOV/INF/2007.
  • “IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety”—Approved by the Board of Governors on 13 September 2011.

IAEA Safety Standards

Standards of safety issued pursuant to Article III(A)(6)10 of the IAEA Statute. Safety standards issued since 1997 in the IAEA Safety Standards Series are designated as Safety Fundamentals, Safety Requirements or Safety Guides.

  • “Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme”“Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme,” Specific Safety Guides, IAEA Safety Standards Series, No. SSG-16, 2012.
  • IAEA Fundamental Safety Principles—“Fundamental Safety Principles,” Safety Fundamentals, IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SF-1, 2006.
  • IAEA Safety Requirements—Refers to “Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design,”  Specific Safety Requirements, IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSR 2-1, 2012.

IAEA International Nuclear Safety Group (INSAG) Reports

  • “Key Practical Issues in Strengthening Safety Culture”—“Key Practical Issues in Strengthening Safety Culture,” Report by the IAEA International Nuclear Safety Group, INSAG-15, 2002.
  • “The Interface between Safety and Security at Nuclear Power Plants”—“The Interface between Safety and Security at Nuclear Power Plants,” Report by the IAEA International Safety Group, INSAG-24, 2010.

IAEA Security Standards

  • IAEA Nuclear Security Fundamentals”—“Objective and Essential Elements of a State’s Nuclear Security Regime”, IAEA Nuclear Security Series No. 20, 2013.
  • IAEA Nuclear Security Recommendations – “Nuclear Security Recommendations on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities”, INFCIRC/225/Rev5, 2011.

IAEA Safeguards

  • IAEA Additional Protocol—“Model Protocol Additional to the Agreement(s) between State(s) and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the application of Safeguards,” International Atomic Energy Agency, INFCIRC/540 (Corrected), September 1997.
  • IAEA Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement—“The Structure and Content of Agreements Between the Agency and States Required in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons,” International Atomic Energy Agency, INFCIRC/153 (Corrected), June 1972.
  • State System of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Materials—See “Systems of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Material,” IAEA Bulletin Vol. 17, no. 2, 1975.

Other Documents and International Agreements

  • Charter of the World Association of Nuclear Operators—February 1, 2010.
  • Final Document of the 2010 NPT Review Conference—NPT/CONF.2010/L.2, May 27, 2010.
  • Nuclear Suppliers Group Guidelines—Refers to 1.) “Guidelines for Nuclear Transfers,” Reproduced in IAEA INFCIRC/254/Part 1, as amended November 7, 2007; and 2.) “Guidelines for Transfers of Nuclear-Related Dual-Use Equipment, Materials, Software and Related Technology,” Reproduced as IAEA INFCIRC/254/ Part 2, as amended March 20, 2006.
  • Pertinent United Nations Security Council Resolutions—Refers to resolutions adopted by the United Nations Security Council under Chapter VII of the UN Charter that address issues relevant to nuclear non-proliferation and illicit trafficking. It includes UN Security Council resolutions S/RES/1540 (2004), S/RES/1810 (2009), S/RES/1887 (2009) and state specific resolutions such as S/RES/1718 (2006) and S/RES/1929 (2010).
  • Rio Declaration—Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, A/CONF.151/26 (Vol. I), adopted June 14, 1992.
  • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)—Reproduced in IAEA INFCIRC/140, March 5, 1970.
  • United Nations Global Compact—“Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact,” 2000.
  • UN Security Council Resolution 1887—Adopted by the UN Security Council in S/RES/1887, September 24, 2009.
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights—Adopted by the UN General Assembly in resolution A/RES/217(III) A, December 10, 1948.
  • WANO Principles “Traits of a Healthy Safety Culture” — PL 2013-1, May 2013