• China gains a seat on the IAEA Board of Governors.
  • The Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material, under IAEA auspices, enters into force.
    It requires protection of nuclear materials during international transport.
  • In November, the IAEA moves to help Brazil cope with the consequences of a serious radiological
    accident at Goiânia involving an old abandoned radiation source.

    Removing contaminated items from junkyeard