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Organizational Structure

  • IAEA

    Offices Reporting to the Director General

    There are five Offices Reporting to the IAEA Director General: the Office for Coordination, the Secretariat of the Policy-Making Organs, the Office of Internal Oversight Services, the Office of Legal Affairs and the Office of Public Information and Communication. Read more →

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    Department of Management

    The Department of Management provides a platform of services that enable the IAEA to successfully deliver its scientific and technical programmes. It provides solutions across a wide range of financial, human resources management, administrative, information technology, and general services to meet the needs of the Secretariat and Member States. Read more →

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    Department of Technical Cooperation

    This Department is responsible for formulating and delivering the IAEA’s development mandate. The Agency’s technical cooperation with Member States aims to promote tangible socioeconomic impacts, supporting the use of nuclear science and technology to address major sustainable development priorities at the national, regional and interregional levels. The organizational structure of the Department is shown here. Read more →

  • Department of Nuclear Energy

    The Department of Nuclear Energy fosters sustainable nuclear energy development by supporting existing and new nuclear programmes around the world. It provides technical support on the nuclear fuel cycle and the life cycle of nuclear facilities, and builds indigenous capability in energy planning, analysis, and nuclear information and knowledge management. Read more →

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    Department of Nuclear Safety and Security

    The protection of people, society and the environment from the harmful effects of ionizing radiation is at the heart of the Department for Nuclear Safety and Security’s work. Whether the cause is an unsafe act or a security breach, it aims at providing a strong, sustainable and visible global nuclear safety and security framework. Read more →

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    Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications

    This Department covers a broad range of socio-economic sectors, from health, food and agriculture to the environment, water resources and industry. It assists Member States meet their development needs through nuclear science, technology and innovation. It also works with laboratories, universities and research facilities worldwide through the IAEA Collaborating Centre scheme. Read more →

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    Department of Safeguards

    The Department of Safeguards carries out the IAEA’s duties and responsibilities as the world’s nuclear inspectorate, supporting global efforts to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. Read more →


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