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"Atoms for Peace"

The IAEA is the world's center of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up in 1957 as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies. More →

Inside the IAEA

The Secretariat

IAEA Staff

The IAEA Secretariat - the international staff working in the organization - is made up of some 2500 professional and support staff from scientific, technical, managerial, and professional disciplines. Read more →

Policy Bodies

IAEA Policymaking Bodies

IAEA programmes and budgets are set through decisions of its policymaking bodies - the 35-member Board of Governors and the General Conference of all Member States. Read more →



The IAEA offers challenging assignments in a stimulating multi-cultural workplace. Visit this section to find the list of current vacancies Read more →



The IAEA hosts or co-sponsors several major international meetings and conferences throughout the year. Visit this section for the current listing. Read more →

The Director General

Director General Amano

News and updates on the activities of IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, as well as listings of his latest statements and public appearances. Visit Director General's Corner →

Resource Pages

History of the IAEA History of the IAEA
Nobel Peace Prize 2005 Nobel Peace Prize 2005