The IAEA’s second International Conference on Nuclear Security was held at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, from December 5-9, 2016. Jordan’s statement in the conference’s Ministerial segment, which was delivered on behalf of H.E. the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Jordan, highlighted some of the Kingdom’s most noteworthy commitments towards strengthening nuclear security. These included active participation in the Nuclear Security Summits, the establishment of a counter-nuclear smuggling team, the establishment of the EU’s CBRN Centers of Excellence Initiative, hosted at MESIS, as well as MESIS’s support for the development of a human trustworthiness program for the Jordan Research and Training Reactor.
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