This paper emphasizes capability of the IAEA to tickle a broad range of tasks in the area of peaceful use of atomic energy and its role in coordination of international cooperation and providing technical support to its Member States, upon their requests, in building their national nuclear security regimes. The paper notes importance and expresses support to this activity.
This paper recommends to take into account interests of Member States as fully as possible to guide international cooperation in area of Nuclear Security and to be flexible and open to dialogue for the common interest. This should provide for more effective and efficient utilizing human, financial and intellectual resources of Member States and the IAEA. It also notes necessity of compliance to such basic principles as exclusive responsibility of state for providing nuclear security on their territory; provision of assistance to the state at its request only; protection of sensitive information; preservation of recommendatory nature of documents on Nuclear Security.
Purpose of the paper is to enhance awareness of the IAEA Member States about available opportunities and programmes of the IAEA. For this purpose, it provides an overview of various mechanisms and projects that are implemented by the IAEA Secretariat with the Russian support and also gives some information about technical cooperation and assistance of Russia provided directly to the Member States in the area of Nuclear Security in compliance with all the IAEA recommendations and approaches. It gives examples of successful current cooperation and briefs on plans for further interactions. It describes principles and priorities that Russia consider while providing support to the IAEA Secretariat activities.