- The UN
Conference on the Human
Environment is held in Stockholm, with IAEA involvement.
Far-reaching discussions include nuclear energy, the “greenhouse
effect”, and radiation issues.
- The IAEA launches its
first agreement for standing regional technical cooperation in the nuclear
Cooperative Agreement (RCA) for Asia and the Pacific.
- In London, a Conference under
the auspices of what today is the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopts a convention
banning sea dumping of wastes.