17 May 2021 by itsadmin

Online training of experts from Mozambique and Madagascar completes the deployment of the ITS in eight SADC states

Sofia, 17 May 2021. Madagascar became the seventh Southern African state to install the Information Tracking System. Madagascar’s participation in the Project is guided by the national nuclear regulator – the Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires (INSTN-Madagascar). The regular training was carried out remotely from April 23rd through April 29th with 11 participants […]
20 Apr 2021 by itsadmin

The first online training sessions with DR Congo and Zimbabwe have been completed

Sofia, 20 April 2021. The first two rounds of training in using the Information Tracking System (ITS) with participants from DR Congo and Zimbabwe have been successfully conducted as part of the 2021-activities under Project MC 5.01 15B, Support to Southern African States in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards.   Fifteen people from the National Committee […]
1 Sep 2020 by itsadmin

Released a new version of the system – ITS 2.0 on 31 August 2020

On 31 August 2020 a new version of the ITS system was released. The new functionalities include: Shipment Replay – simulates a real archived shipment in order to show the situation as it has been in real time. It contains similar views like in the Track action. Additional types of shipment containers such as a […]
2 Mar 2020 by itsadmin

ISTC and SADC Secretariat convene a Workshop on Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Transportation Safeguards

March 02, 2020 Government officials and experts in the field of energy from twelve states – members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) kicked off their Energy Subcommittee Meeting with a one-day workshop on the safety and safeguards of nuclear transportation, organized by ISTC and the SADC Secretariat. Officially inaugurated by the Permanent Secretary […]
12 Feb 2020 by itsadmin

The Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation convene a round table on regional cooperation in security, safety and safeguards in Africa

February  12, 2020 UN, EU and senior government officials, diplomats, nuclear experts, civil society representatives and academics took part in a discussion dedicated to strengthening the regional cooperation in the pursuit of all matters related to nuclear safety, security and safeguards in the countries of Southern Africa. The round table was convened by ISTC and […]
9 Dec 2019 by itsadmin

ISTC Supports Training of Radiation Scientists from Zambia and Zimbabwe on December 9-12th, 2019 in Livingstone, Zambia

December 9, 2019 The Radiation Protection Authority (RPA) Zambia Board Chairperson, Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Adrian Maleya said that the RPA is aware that there are several institutions using Ionising Radiation in the application of Nuclear Science and Technology for the benefit of Zambians. The practices include but not limited to those in Health, Manufacturing, Mining, […]
4 Dec 2019 by itsadmin

Meeting between Representatives of ISTC and SADC Secretariat

4 December 2019. Representatives of ISTC and the Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have recently established formal contacts. A meeting between ISTC Senior Programme Manager & Diplomatic Advisor Kamen Velichkov and Ms. Mapalao Rosemary Mokoena, Director Infrastructure, Directorate of Infrastructure, SADC Secretariat, on the possibilities for cooperation within the framework of the […]
27 Nov 2019 by itsadmin

Botswana, SADC Secretariat join the Group of Partners engaged with the Implementation of the Project Support to Southern African states in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards

27 November 2019, Gaborone. For the first time since the start of project MC 5.10/15 B Support to Southern African states in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards, a joint meeting of the project participating countries and of SADC’s Nuclear Regulators Network was attended by representatives of SADC Secretariat and the government of Botswana. Convened by ISTC […]