Project profile — Building Capacity to Prevent Illicit Trafficking of Nuclear or Radiological Materials



Overview 

CA-3-P005485001
$2,500,000
United States Departmentof Energy
2018-03-05 - 2023-12-31
Operational
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Peru (100.00%)

Sector 

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

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (not targeted)
• 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)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)

Description 

This project aims to strengthen the capacities of Peru's National Customs Superintendency (SUNAT) and other stakeholder agencies, to detect and interdict illicit shipments of nuclear or radiological materials at the Port of Callao in Peru. Project activities include: (1) installing and commissioning radiation detection equipment at one currently vulnerable facility in the Port of Callao; (2) providing two mobile radiation detection vehicles to Peru’s Institute of Nuclear Energy (IPEN); (3) delivering operational and maintenance training to Peruvian personnel; and (4) assisting Peruvian stakeholder agencies with the development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures, for response to security incidents involving nuclear or radiological materials.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) the effective operation and maintenance of radiation detection equipment by personnel of National Customs Superintendency (SUNAT) and other stakeholder agencies; and (2) the development and implementation of effective interagency Standard Operating Procedures for response to security incidents involving nuclear or radiological materials.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of September 2020 include: (1) two mobile radiation detection vehicles were provided to Peru's Institute of Nuclear Energy (IPEN); and (2) workshops on the development of Standard Operating Procedures were delivered to personnel of Peru’s National Customs Superintendency (SUNAT), IPEN and the National Police of Peru.

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 Project-type interventions
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