Project profile — Preventing the Trafficking of Radiological and Nuclear Material in Southeast Asia


United Nations Interregional Crimeand Justice Research Institute
2021-03-01 - 2024-02-29
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Laos (33.30%)
• Philippines (33.40%)
• Cambodia (33.30%)


• 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)
• 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 improves the capabilities of security and law enforcement officials in Cambodia, Laos, and Philippines to devise, plan and carry out intelligence operations to thwart nuclear and radiological trafficking attempts. Project activities include: (1) developing country assessments to identify gaps to address; (2) developing and delivering national training; (3) developing a group of specialized national trainers to ensure sustainable learning; (4) fostering regional cooperation and sharing of information related to these investigations through a series of regional workshops; and (5) identifying gaps in current regional information sharing practices.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) strengthened efficiency of state security agencies in Cambodia, Laos, and Philippines to manage nuclear and radiological security threats, especially as it relates to the illicit trafficking of related material; and (2) improved regional coordination and information sharing mechanisms in Southeast Asia.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
30-10-2023 Disbursement $50,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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