benefit society in many ways. However, they can only fulfil their mission if their nuclear material is well protected and does not fall into the hands of terrorists. One of the ways in which countries protect their nuclear material today is by working with the IAEA to integrate nuclear security systems and measures into their research reactor designs. This is one of the many topics to be discussed at the upcoming International Conference on Nuclear Security: Sustaining and Strengthening Efforts
on 10 to 14 February.