Project profile — Expertise Support to Promote Nuclear Security-Related Legal Framework



Overview 

CA-3-P006497003
$4,601
Department of Justice Canada (CA-CRA_ACR-0000000130)
2019-12-17 - 2023-03-31
Closed
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Africa, regional (20.00%)
• West Indies, regional (20.00%)
• South America, regional (20.00%)
• Asia, regional (20.00%)
• Oceania, regional (20.00%)

Sector 

• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security: Security system management and reform (15210) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)

Description 

This project provides legislative support from the Canadian Department of Justice to assist the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Member States in implementing nuclear security-related legal frameworks. Project activity includes providing subject matter expertise and guidance to a mock trial on implementing the criminalization provisions of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (ICSANT) into national legislation.

Expected results 

The expected outcome of this project includes a strengthened international capacity to implement the criminalization provisions of ICSANT to prosecute criminal acts involving nuclear or other radioactive material effectively.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of December 2022 include a staged mock trial in Vienna, Austria, in November 2022 to assist judicial officials with effectively implementing the criminalization provisions of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism into national legislation.

Budget and spending 


Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transactions
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Donor country personnel
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