This initiative is a multilateral partnership with the membership of 82 states, along with four international entities namely IAEA, EU, INTERPOL and UNDOC. All these entities are committed to employing shared nuclear security principles with increased collaboration.
The initiative was launched to enhance the global capacity to curb the threat of nuclear terrorism. Through the development of certain nuclear security measures to prevent, detect & respond to nuclear security related issues. USA-Russia are Co-Chairs, while Spain is Coordinator of the Implementation and Assessment Group (IAG).
The GICNT collaborators have conducted fifty multilateral activities and also seven high profile meetings to strengthen global nuclear security.