Nuclear Security Contact Group

2019 Convener: Hungary


The Nuclear Security Contact Group (NSCG) was established at the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit through the Joint Statement on Sustaining Action to Strengthen Global Nuclear Security.

The co-sponsors of the Joint Statement agreed to help address continuing and evolving nuclear security challenges, with the objectives of advancing implementation of nuclear security commitments and building a strengthened, sustainable and comprehensive global nuclear security architecture.

The NSCG or “Contact Group” has been established with the aim of facilitating cooperation and sustaining engagement on nuclear security after the conclusion of the Nuclear Security Summit process. The Contact Group is tasked with:

We welcome new members to the Contact Group (see How to Join) as well as additional subscribers to the IAEA Information Circulars on Nuclear Security (see IAEA INFCIRCs)