Implementing code of practice on transboundary movements of radioactive waste
Establishing legally binding agreement on the transboundary movement of radioactive waste Reviewing international code on transboundary movement of radioactive waste
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends strengthening efforts to implement the [Code of Practice on the Transboundary Movements of Radioactive Waste] and, under the auspices of IAEA, in cooperation with relevant international organizations dealing with different modes of transport, keeping the question of such movements under active review, including the desirability of concluding a legally binding instrument.
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