The presentations and discussions fell roughly into five topical categories. Following a brief overview of the substantive context in which the workshop took place, each of the topics below is addressed in turn:
overviews of the international nuclear nonproliferation context
international political efforts to address the dangers of nuclear weapons and materials
the legal and regulatory context for MPC&A
issues of “safeguards culture”
the IAEA’s nonproliferation and MPC&A programs
domestic MPC&A programs
During the final session of the workshop, Mark Mullen offered concluding remarks. His comments are described in the final section of the report.