Information relevant to IAEA safeguards implementation available to the IAEA from the following major sources:
- State supplied information, submitted pursuant to obligations under a safeguards agreement (e.g. nuclear material accounting reports and design information); under an additional protocol (e.g. declarations) and on a voluntary basis (e.g. voluntary reports)
- Information obtained by the IAEA through its verification activities conducted under a safeguards agreement (e.g. inspection results, verification of design information), and its activities conducted under an additional protocol (e.g. complementary access)
- Open source information and other information available to the IAEA (e.g. through its activities in the areas of nuclear technology and applications such as databases on nuclear safety, nuclear waste and technical co-operation).
- Information from third parties, such as voluntarily provided export data and other safeguards relevant information.