IPPAS

AcronymDefinition
IPPASInternational Physical Protection Advisory Service
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This is the third time that an IPPAS mission has been invited to Lithuania, said Muhammad Khaliq, Head of the Nuclear Security of Materials and Facilities Section at the IAEA.
The IPPAS team reviewed the UAE's legislative and regulatory framework for nuclear security, looked at the physical protection of nuclear material and nuclear facilities, and the security of radioactive material, associated facilities and associated activities.
The UAEs hosting of this IPPAS mission as it embarks on a nuclear power programme is a welcome demonstration of its commitment to nuclear security, said Juan Carlos Lentijo, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security.
The team concluded that Sweden has made good progress in implementing the recommendations of the previous IPPAS mission.
A significant increase in the use of IPPAS indicates an increased recognition of the value of the service for independent international peer reviews of national nuclear security regimes, said Raja Raja Adnan, Director of the IAEA Division of Nuclear Security.
The IPPAS mission was very useful and we hope that IAEA guidance regarding nuclear security, especially in the area of physical protection, will benefit Albania, said Thanas Goga, the spokesman of the Ministry of Health.
The IPPAS mission was very useful and we hope that IAEA guidance regarding nuclear security, especially in the area of physical protection, will benefit Malaysia, said Fedrick Charlie, National IPPAS Coordinator of AELB.
New Zealand s request for an IPPAS mission demonstrates a commitment to ensuring that nuclear security continues to be addressed in a systematic and comprehensive manner .
The example given today by Canada, and previously by the other 42 countries that have hosted IPPAS missions, strongly reinforces both the value of establishing and applying IAEA Nuclear Security Guidance documents and the need to continuously improve physical protection and nuclear security nationally and globally, said Khammar Mrabit, Director of the IAEA s Division of Nuclear Security.
The IPPAS team, led by KristEf HorvEith, Deputy Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (HAEA), comprised eight experts from seven nations, including the IAEA representative, Mr Khaliq.
The IPPAS team also provided recommendations and suggestions for the continuous improvement of nuclear security.
The Belgian review was the first IPPAS mission to use recently updated Guidelines that further enhanced the value of the review missions, said Khammar Mrabit, Director of Nuclear Security at the IAEA.