Moments in Time

28 September 2006
© IAEAPresident Eisenhower makes his 'Atom for Peace' proposal to the United Nations General Assembly. UN New York, 8 December 1953 (Photo Credit: United Press International Photo)In 1979, the IAEA moved from downtown Vienna to its new headquarters at the Vienna International Centre near the banks of the Danube river. (Photo Credit: Petr Pavlicek)Mr. Sterling Cole, first Director General of the IAEA. 4 October 1958 (Photo Credit: IAEA)Dr. Sigvard Eklund, second Director General of the IAEA. (Photo Credit: IAEA)Dr. Hans Blix, third Director General of the IAEA. (Photo Credit: IAEA)Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei, fourth Director General of the IAEA. (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)The temporary headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Kaerntner Ring before moving in 1979 to its permanent location at the Vienna International Centre. (Photo Credit: IAEA)IAEA's First General Conference at the Konzerthaus. Here scientists and diplomats from 55 nations met to bring the new atomic agency into operation. The focus of the IAEA was the use of atomic energy for peace, health and prosperity throughout the world. 1 to 23 October 1957. (Photo Credit: IAEA)Mr. John A. McCone, Chairman of the US Atomic Energy Commission and chief delegate to the IAEA Conference, presented the Mobile Isotope Laboratory to the International Atomic Energy Agency in a ceremony at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna on September 24, 1958. (Photo Credit: IAEA)During the early years, the IAEA General Conference were held at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. (Photo Credit: IAEA)General view of the first meeting in Vienna of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna Austria, 1957. (Photo Credit: IAEA)Russian delegation to the 4th regular session of the IAEA General Conference. From left to right Prof. V.S. Emelyanov, Chairman of the Council of Ministers, K. V. Novikov, Governor from the Soviet Union on the IAEA Board of Governors, V. M. Molotov, Ambassador, Resident Representative to the Agency. 20 September 1960 (Photo Credit: IAEA)Seven distinguished scientists of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the IAEA met to advise the Agency on scientific matters concerning its activities:  Dr. R. Spence, Dr. Isidor Rabi, Dr. B. Groess, Prof. Emelyanov, Dr. Homi Bhaba, Dr. B. Goldschmidt, Dr. H. Seligman, Dr. W. Lewis and IAEA Director General Sterling Cole. 4 June 1959 (Photo Credit: IAEA)The IAEA’s dosimetry project at Vinca near Belgrade. Dosimetry experiments were carried out at the Boris Kidric Institute at Vinca under the direction of the IAEA. 27 April 1960 (Photo Credit: IAEA)Commissioner Gerald Tape of the US Atomic Energy Commission donates a model to the IAEA of a sub-critical assembly unit showing technical information on its design and fabrication. September 1964 (Photo Credit: IAEA)A guest performance of the Vienna Choir Boys at the IAEA Board of Governors meeting during the 1980s. (Photo Credit: IAEA)Dr. Sigvard Eklund and Dr. Hans Blix in 1981. (Photo Credit: IAEA)United Nations Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar visits IAEA Director General Hans Blix. (Photo Credit: IAEA)Norwegian Nobel Committee Chairman, Ole Danbolt Mjos presents the  Nobel Peace award to IAEA  Director General Mohamed ElBaradei during the Nobel Award ceremony. Oslo City Hall, Norway, 10 December 2005 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)IAEA  Director General Mohamed ElBaradei and Ambassador Yukiya Amano, Chairman of the Board of Governors, at the Nobel Prize award ceremony at the Oslo City Hall. Oslo, Norway, 10 December 2005 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)A view from the Plenary Hall during the IAEA 48th General Conference. Austria Center, Vienna, Austria, 24 September 2004 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)A delegate of Mongolia waits patiently before the opening of the IAEA 47th General Conference at the Austria Center. Vienna, Austria, 15 September 2003 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)Inside the IAEA Board room before the start of the meeting. Vienna, Austria, 6 March 2006 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)IAEA  Director General Mohamed ElBaradei inside the Agency’s Board room. Vienna, Austria, 6 March 2006 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)A general view of the Board of Governors meeting. Vienna, Austria, 2 February 2006 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)Under the media glare, IAEA  Director General Mohamed ElBaradei briefs the International Press. IAEA Board room, Vienna, Austria, 2 February 2006 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)Surrounded by the international press, IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei makes his way to the Agency’s Board room. Vienna, Austria, 2 February 2006 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)A cameraman jostles for best position to capture events at a photo oppurtunity inside the IAEA Board room. Vienna, Austria, 2 February 2006 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)Satellite and cable television crews covering the March 2006 IAEA Board meeting set up on the grounds of the Vienna International Centre. Vienna, 8 March 2006 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)IAEA’s safeguard inspectors at Mochovce nuclear power plant. Slovakia, January 2005 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)An IAEA inspector takes a physical inventory of fresh enriched fuel assemblies. IAEA inspectors visit over 600 civilian nuclear facilities and location around the world. Mochovce, Slovakia, January 2005 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)IAEA inspector scanning fuel assemblies during a comprehensive training excercise at Mochovce Nuclear Power plant. Slovakia, January 2005 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)IAEA safeguards inspectors during a comprehensive training exercise. Vasteras, Sweden, November 2005 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)IAEA metallic seals are attach by inspectors to prevent tampering. The seals protect against any unauthorized attempt to gain access to the secured material. Vasteras, Sweden, November 2005 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)IAEA inspectors go over plans during an overnight stay near Al Qaim where they worked by candlelight due to a power cut. Iraq, December 2002  (Photo Credit: Petr Pavlicek)An IAEA inspector taking smear samples at a machine factory during an IAEA inspection in Iraq. Iraq, December 2002 (Photo Credit: Petr Pavlicek)Inspectors assess the ruins of a facility used to produce highly enriched uranium during the IAEA inspections in Iraq. Action Team 1991-1998 (Photo Credit: Petr Pavlicek)The first cobalt-60 machine donated by the IAEA to Nicaragua. This machine treats up to 150 patients per day. Radiotherapy Center in Managua, Nicaragua, January 2006 (Photo Credit: Rodolfo Quevenco)The IAEA provides training and specialized courses to medical professional staff. IAEA’s Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) seeks to upgrade radiotherapy capabilities in countries like Nicaragua where cancer cases are high. Radiotherapy Center in Managua, Nicaragua, January 2006 (Photo Credit: Rodolfo Quevenco)The Plant Breeding Unit, one of the many research facilities of the International Atomic Energy Agency at the Seibersdorf Laboratories in Austria. (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)An IAEA technician checks the growth of rice at the Seibersdorf Laboratories. Seibersdorf, Austria, August 2000 (Photo Credit: Dean Calma)
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