IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano congratulated Brazil and Argentina on the 25th anniversary of the Brazilian – Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (ABACC), today.Read more →
I warmly congratulate Brazil and Argentina on the 25th anniversary of ABACC, the Brazilian – Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials. This is a very important and successful achievement by their Governments in the area of nuclear verification.
I am very pleased to be with you this morning during my first visit to Paraguay. A key role of the IAEA is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. We do this by implementing safeguards to verify that all nuclear material and activities in a country are in peaceful purposes.
Science is fundamental for development, and technological advances are a must if we are to tackle the many challenges that face humankind today. Those challenges include generating enough energy, tackling climate change, producing enough food to provide for a growing world population, and making the benefits of modern health care available to everyone.
Advanced science and technology are essential for economic development, enabling countries to generate more electricity, produce more food and make modern health care available to their people, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said in his keynote address at the Diplomatic Academy in Lima, Peru.Read more →