International & Domestic Cooperation


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Working closely with the IAEA

As a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UAE has committed itself to various IAEA strategies on operational transparency, non-proliferation and safety.

FANR seeks IAEA technical assistance in the areas of safeguards, physical protection, safety and liability as well as in the assessment of potential technology options and appropriate managerial approaches.

Conventions and agreements that have been signed by the UAE

  • 1987 UAE signs Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident
  • 1987 UAE signs Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency
  • 1995 UAE signs Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
  • 2000 UAE concludes UN Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
  • 2003 UAE signs Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement
  • 2003 UAE signs Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
  • 2005 UAE concludes the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
  • 2009 UAE signs the Convention on Nuclear Safety
  • 2009 UAE ratifies the Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste
  • 2010 UAE ratifies the Additional Protocol to the Safeguards Agreement
  • 2012 UAE ratifies the Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage of 1997
  • 2012 UAE ratifies the Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention
  • 2014 UAE ratifies Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage 

​​​​​​​​​Bilateral Cooperation

As part of our commitment to ensure the highest international standards of nuclear safety and security, we have made cooperation with other dedicated nations and national stakeholders a key priority.

​​​​​​​​​UAE Bilateral Agreements

  • 2008 UAE and France sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • 2009 UAE and the United States of America sign Bilateral Agreement for Nuclear Cooperation including the 123 Agreement
  • 2009 UAE and Republic of Korea sign bilateral Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • 2009 UAE and Japan sign bilateral Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • 2010 UAE and United Kingdom sign Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
  • 2012 UAE and Australia sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • 2012 UAE and Canada sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • 2012 UAE and Russia sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • 2013 UAE and Argentina sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  • 2013 UAE and Japan sign Nuclear Cooperation Agreement

​​​​​​​​​FANR Arrangements/Agreements with Foreign Regulators

  • 2010 FANR and Republic of Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety sign Implementing Arrangement
  • 2010 FANR and United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission sign Cooperation Arrangement
  • 2011 FANR and Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety sign a Special Agreement
  • 2011 FANR and Korea Institute of Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Control sign Implementing Arrangement
  • 2011 FANR and Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority sign Bilateral Arrangement
  • 2012 FANR and French Nuclear Safety Authority sign Cooperation Arrangement
  • 2013 FANR and The French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety sign Cooperation Arrangement
  • 2013 FANR and The Norwegian Institute for Energy Technology sign Associated Party Agreement
  • 2013 FANR and Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency sign Cooperation Arrangement     
  • 2015 FANR and United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission renew a Cooperation Arrangement on Nuclear Safety Matters
  • 2015 FANR and Republic of Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute sign a memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Nuclear Safety
  • 2016 FANR and the US Department of Commerce Bureaus Industry and Security (BIS) sign MOI related to transfers of Nuclear – Related Dual use Items & Information Sharing
  • 2016 Implementation Arrangement between FANR and the National Institute for Nuclear Science and technology of The Public of France concerning Education and Training
  • 2016 IA between the FANR and the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear of Republic of France Concerning Research and Development

​​​​​​​​​FANR Agreements with National Stakeholders​

  • 2011 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Critical National Infrastructure Authority
  • 2011 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research
  • 2012 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Transport Authority
  • 2012 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with the National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA)
  • 2012 FANR signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
  • 2013 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
  • 2014 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD)
  • 2014 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Civil of Aviation in Sharjah
  • 2015 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Center
  • 2016 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with General authority of ports border and free zones security
  • 2016 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with Insurance Authority
  • 2016 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with Federal Customs Authority
  • 2016 FANR signs Memorandum of Understanding with National Center of Meteorology & Seismology

​​​​​​​​​Cooperation with UAE Government Entities

At FANR we proudly serve our nation by ensuring the highest standards of non-proliferation, safety and security with regards to nuclear safety and security.

In order to fulfil our mandate, we fully cooperate with the following government stakeholders:

  • Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection ‎Authority
  • Dubai Health Authority
  • Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation
  • Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi
  • Federal Customs Authority​
  • Health Authority - Abu Dhabi
  • Khalifa University
  • Ministry of Cabinet Affairs
  • Ministry of Energy
  • Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Health & Prevention
  • Ministry of Interior
  • Ministry of Presidential Affairs
  • National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology
  • National Emergency, Crises and Disasters Management Authority
  • Prime Minister's Office.
 
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