Infrastructure Necessary for Additional Protocol (AP) Reporting

Part of the infrastructure necessary for AP reporting is establishing a process for identifying, tracking, reviewing, and submitting declarable activities to the IAEA. This could also involve development of a beginning-to-end timeline so that process steps can be monitored to ensure the declaration will be completed and submitted on time.

This infrastructure could be based on three areas: Infrastructure support may also require laws and regulations to be developed. These may involve regulatory provisions for any or all of the following:

The expertise and capabilities acquired by the infrastructure can be shared with other national bodies or organizations (such as expertise for granting an export license in the area of nuclear trade, optimization of national nuclear R&D programs).

Internal Procedures and Policies

Roles and Responsibilities

Tools for Compiling a Declaration