International Organizations There are numerous agencies responsible for the layers of communication, regulation, and enforcement associated with nuclear resources. It does not include the many NGO advocacy and education organizations that may have information of interest to legal researchers, but are not directly involved in making or enforcing international law. European Atomic Energy Information.
Safety When nuclear science is used in medicine, energy generation, and manufacturing, safety standards and regulations seek to assure that all supplies are accounted for and that accidents do not happen. Asian Nuclear Safety Network. Comprised of senior nuclear officials in the EU member states, this group works to assure safe nuclear installations, safe management of spent fuel, and safe decommissioning of nuclear installations.
World Association of Nuclear Operators. Security International security measures prepare governments to handle nuclear accidents and intentional nuclear destruction. Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization. Really a preparatory commission, readying for the day when the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty goes into effect, this organization works to prevent countries from testing prospective or actual nuclear weapons.
Project Geiger maintains a database about illegal trafficking in nuclear and radiological materials. United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs. UN Security Council Committee. It also encourages enhanced international cooperation on such efforts, in accord with and promoting universal adherence to existing international nonproliferation treaties. Missile Control Technology Regime. Treaties This treaty listing includes some guidance documents, such as codes of conduct, which are not strictly treaties because they arise more from the work of international organizations than from collective government negotiation.
However, because of their informational role in standardizing expectations and advising regulatory development, these documents will be useful to researchers alongside treaties. Read about the history of treaties on nuclear issues here. Master Nuclear Treaty Lists are available from: EISIL - nuclear energy and nuclear weapons 4.