International Cooperation for Enhancing Nuclear Safety, Security, Safeguards and Non-proliferation–60 Years of IAEA and EURATOM

Proceedings of the XX Edoardo Amaldi Conference, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy, October 9-10, 2017

  • Luciano Maiani
  • Said Abousahl
  • Wolfango Plastino
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 206)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxvi
  2. Nuclear Safety and Security—1

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Carlo Schaerf
      Pages 3-5 Open Access
    3. Gustavo Caruso
      Pages 7-13 Open Access
    4. Alexandre Bilodeau
      Pages 15-21 Open Access
    5. Jari Luoto
      Pages 23-28 Open Access
  3. Nuclear Safety and Security—2

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Umberto Vattani
      Pages 31-33 Open Access
    3. Michael Kuske
      Pages 35-43 Open Access
    4. Tatsujiro Suzuki
      Pages 45-50 Open Access
  4. Nuclear Safeguards

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Maria Betti
      Pages 53-55 Open Access
    3. Frédéric Claude
      Pages 57-62 Open Access
    4. Stefano Ciccarello, Stephan Lechner
      Pages 63-68 Open Access
    5. Elina Martikka, Tapani Hack, Marko Hämäläinen, Tapani Honkamaa, Paula Karhu, Mikael Moring et al.
      Pages 69-77 Open Access
  5. Nuclear Safeguards Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Said Abousahl
      Pages 81-83 Open Access
    3. Anne Harrington
      Pages 85-88 Open Access
    4. Willem Janssens
      Pages 89-96 Open Access
  6. Topics of Nuclear Non-proliferation: Present and Future Challenges—1

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Wolfango Plastino
      Pages 99-100 Open Access
    3. Paolo Cotta-Ramusino
      Pages 101-108 Open Access
    4. Remo Chiappini
      Pages 109-116 Open Access
    5. Merav Zafary-Odiz
      Pages 117-121 Open Access
  7. Topics of Nuclear Non-proliferation: Present and Future Challenges—Part 2

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Francesco Calogero
      Pages 125-126 Open Access
    3. Ali Akbar Salehi
      Pages 127-130 Open Access
    4. Khalid Ahmed Kidwai
      Pages 131-138 Open Access
    5. Harald Müller
      Pages 139-147 Open Access
  8. Role of Science in Technical and International Cooperation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Zehra Sayers
      Pages 151-155 Open Access
    3. Randy W. Bell
      Pages 167-174 Open Access
    4. Chris Llewellyn Smith
      Pages 175-185 Open Access
    5. Gihan Kamel
      Pages 187-189 Open Access
  9. The Future of Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Luciano Maiani
      Pages 193-194 Open Access
    3. Alexander Savelyev
      Pages 203-207 Open Access
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 213-220

About these proceedings


This open access book examines key aspects of international cooperation to enhance nuclear safety, security, safeguards, and non-proliferation, thereby assisting in development and maintenance of the verification regime and fostering progress toward a nuclear weapon-free world. The book opens by addressing important political, institutional, and legal dimensions. Current challenges are discussed and attempts made to identify possible solutions and future improvements. Subsequent sections consider scientific developments that have the potential to increase the effectiveness of implementation of international regimes, particularly in critical areas, technology foresight, and the ongoing evaluation of current capabilities. The closing sections examine scientific and technical challenges and discuss the role of international cooperation and actions of the scientific community in leading the world toward peace and security. The book – which celebrates 60 years of IAEA Atoms for Peace and Development and the EURATOM Treaty – comprises contributions presented at the XX Edoardo Amaldi Conference, where eminent scientists, diplomats, and policymakers were able to compare national perspectives and update international collaborations.


EU Member State on the Evolution of Nuclear Safety EU Perspective on Nuclear Safety IAEA Nuclear Safeguards Nuclear Energy in the Amaldi Conference Nuclear Non-proliferation Nuclear Safeguards Nuclear Security Update Role of Scientific Community for Nuclear Safety Scientists for the Global Security Nuclear Safety Nuclear Disarmament Open Access

Editors and affiliations

  • Luciano Maiani
    • 1
  • Said Abousahl
    • 2
  • Wolfango Plastino
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Directorate General Joint Research CentreEuropean CommissionBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics and PhysicsRoma Tre UniversityRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • License CC BY
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-57365-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-57366-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0930-8989
  • Series Online ISSN 1867-4941
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