Category: News

16 Oct 2019 by itsadmin

Representatives of MC5.01/15B’s project countries and SADC’s Nuclear Regulators Network agree a plan of action for continuation of collaborative activities

The two-day joint meeting of SADC’s Nuclear Regulators Network and the Steering Committee of the EU-funded, ISTC’s-implemented project MC5.01/15B completed on a high note in Malawi on 11 October, when the forty plus participants adopted common decisions about the activities they will implement as a continuation of the project during the next 12 months. Read […]
11 Oct 2019 by itsadmin

Convened by ISTC, the SADC Nuclear Regulators’ Network meets in Malawi to discuss Nuclear Safety and Safeguards

The third meeting of SADC’s nuclear regulators’ network kicked off in Malawi with representatives of national regulatory institutions and respective line ministries from Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Comoros hosted by the Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (AERA) of Malawi. The meeting is convened jointly with the Sixth Steering Committee […]
8 Oct 2019 by itsadmin

ISTC supports the Second African Youth Nuclear Summit

Pretoria, 8 October 2019. ISTC, together with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE), the World Nuclear University (WNU), the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) and other international and regional organizations delivered a strong message of encouragement to the African Young Generation in Nuclear (AYGN) as this continent-wide network […]
20 Sep 2019 by itsadmin

Project 60 illustrates the useful EU – Africa cooperation in nuclear security

A Side event to the 63rd General Conference of the IAEA, entitled “EU Contribution to international security regime- Advances in nuclear security in CoE Region East and Central Africa (ECA)” took place on 18th September 2019. The Side event was organised to highlight the EC’s efforts to enhance nuclear security internationally, while showcasing the project […]
19 Sep 2019 by itsadmin

ISTC meets partners during the IAEA 63rd General Conference in Vienna

From 16 through 19 September 2019 the ISTC Executive Director David Cleave and members of the ISTC Secretariat visited Vienna to participate in meetings and activities during the IAEA 63rd General Conference. The General Conference, the IAEA central annual event, brought to Vienna over 3000 participants, including delegates from 152 IAEA’s Member States, and from […]
27 Aug 2019 by itsadmin

ISTC and AFCONE conclude a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of science, technology research and capacity building

On 27 August 2019 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave and AFCONE Executive Secretary Messaoud Baaliouamer signed in the ISTC Office in Nur-Sultan a Memorandum of cooperation in strengthening nuclear safety, security and safeguards in African countries, Parties to the Pelindaba Treaty on non-proliferation and the establishment of a nuclear weapons free zone on the African […]
22 Jul 2019 by itsadmin

The Zambia Radiation Protection Authority conducts a training course in Lusaka on safe transportation of uranium ore and radioactive sources

In line with the Implementation Plan of the EU-funded Project MC 5.01 15B “Support to Southern African States in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards”, the Zambia Radiation Protection Authority (RPA) in collaboration with the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) hosted a training course on nuclear transportation safety in Lusaka from 1 through 6 July 2019. […]