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Belgium

Direct Assistance

Type(s)of Assistance:
Expertise
Scope:
Implemenation
Regions:
All
Subject(s):
Nuclear

In certain cases of illicit trafficking in radioactive materials where Belgium is directly or indirectly concerned, experts from the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control can collaborate with foreign institutions, assisting either in the detection of the offence or in the recovery of the materials.

Assistance through International Organizations

Belgium provides extra-budgetary resources to IAEA in the form of a technical support programme in the area of safeguards.

Belgium also contributes to OPCW, both as a member State and as a member of the Executive Council. It provides extra-budgetary resources to the organization’s Technical Secretariat for the training of inspectors, and to OPCW itself and its member States in the area of obsolete and abandoned chemical weapons.

Points of Contact

Name:
Mr. Werner Bauwens
Title:
Director of Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Armament Control
Department:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs
Country:
Belgium