Project profile — Support for the International Atomic Energy Agency’s North Korea Team


International Atomic Energy AgencyNuclear Security Fund (41107)
2018-12-21 - 2025-06-30
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Africa, regional (20.00%)
• America, regional (20.00%)
• Asia, regional (20.00%)
• Oceania, regional (20.00%)
• Europe, regional (20.00%)


• 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)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project provides the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) funding to increase its readiness to monitor and verify denuclearization work in North Korea. Canada is the top national donor among the eight countries funding the IAEA for its North Korea team.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes of this include: (1) established secure information infrastructure; (2) purchased monitoring and verification equipment; (3) training provided for inspectors; and (4) procured satellite imagery.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of December 2020 include: (1) increased access to commercial satellite imagery; (2) improved analysis of satellite imagery; (3) the enhancement of Korean language capabilities; (4) specialized training for inspectors; and (5) 3D modelling of North Korean nuclear facilities; and (6) specialized equipment procured and readied for potential deployment.

Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
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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