• ESARDA Bulletin n.55

    ESARDA Bulletin n.55

    The latest issue of the ESARDA Bulletin can be downloaded from the publication's bulletin section of the website. Read More
  • NDA International Workshop

    NDA International Workshop

    The workshop dates have been anticipated by one day in order to be co-hosted during the ESARDA 40th Annnual meeting in Luxembourg. Registration deadline is 15th April. Read More
  • 17th ESARDA Course

    17th ESARDA Course

    The 17th ESARDA Course will be held at the JRC, Ispra, Italy on April 9th - 13th, 2018. The number of participants is limited. Read More
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ESARDA at a Glance

ESARDA is an association of European organisations formed to advance and harmonise research and development in the area of safeguards. It also provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas between nuclear facility operators, safeguards authorities and persons engaged in research and development. ESARDA was formed in 1969 with the purpose of facilitating collaboration in R&D in the field of safeguards and in the application of such R&D to the safeguarding of source and special fissile materials.

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The book Verifying Treaty Compliance is now available to order

verifying-treaty-complianceRudolf Avenhaus; Nicholas Kyriakopoulos; Michel Richard; Gotthard Stein (Eds.)

Verifying Treaty Compliance

Limiting Weapons of Mass Destruction and Monitoring Kyoto Protocol Provisions

International treaties requiring binding commitments on the part of the member states and appropriate compliance verification by an international authority constitute a
primary assurance against risks posed by the spread of sensitive technologies that can be used to produce weapons of mass destruction or risks posed by climate changes due to global human activities. This book presents in an interdisciplinary manner experts' analyses and views of existing verification systems: It gives guidelines and advice for the improvement of those systems as well as for new challenges in the field.


Conceptual Framework.- Treaties and their Requirements.- Field Experience.- Formal Models of
Verification.- Systems and Linkages - Crosscutting.- Information Collection and Analysis.- Emerging
Verification Technologies.- Perspectives and Conclusions.

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