IAEA and Syria: Chronology of Key Events

September 2022

12 September 2022. IAEA Director General Briefs Board of Governors. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. StoryDirector General Statement | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Media Advisory, 9 September 2022

June 2022

6 June 2022. IAEA Director General Briefs Board of Governors. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Media Advisory, 2 June 2021

March 2022

7 March 2022. IAEA Director General Briefs Board of Governors. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Media Advisory, 6 March 2022

November 2021

24 November 2021. IAEA Director General Briefs Board of Governors. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Photo Gallery: Press Briefing | Media Advisory, 22 November 2021

September 2021

13 September 2021. IAEA Board of Governors September Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story |  Director General Statement | Video: Board of GovernorsMedia Advisory, 8 September 2019

March 2020

1 March 2021. IAEA Board of Governors March Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. StoryDirector General Statement | Video: Board of Governors | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Photo Gallery: Press Conference | Media Advisory, 24 February 2021

November 2020

18 and 20 November 2020. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes November Meeting Virtually.  IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Board of Governors, 20 November 2020 | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors, 18 November 2020 | Photo Gallery: Press Conference, 18 November 2020 | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors, 20 November 2020 | Media Advisory, 16 November 2020

September 2020

14 September 2020. IAEA Board of Governors September Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Board of Governors | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Media Advisory, 8 September 2020

June 2020

15 June 2020. IAEA Board of Governors June Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Photo Gallery: Board of Governors | Media Advisory, 15 June 2020

March 2020

9 March 2020. IAEA Board of Governors March Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. StoryDirector General Statement | Media Advisory, 4 March 2020

November 2019

21 November 2019. IAEA Board of Governors November Meeting Begins. IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruță delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. StoryActing Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 15 November 2019

September 2019

9 September 2019. IAEA Board of Governors September Meeting Begins. IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruță delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. StoryActing Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 9 September 2019

June 2019

10 June 2019. IAEA Board of Governors June Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 6 June 2019

March 2019

4 March 2019. IAEA Board of Governors March Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Board of Governors | Media Advisory, 28 February 2019

November 2018

22 November 2018. Focused Projects Help to Achieve National Development Priorities, Says IAEA Director General at November Board of Governors Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 16 November 2018

September 2018

10 September 2018. IAEA Board of Governors September Meeting Begins. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, ncluding on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 6 September 2018

June 2018

4 June 2018. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes June Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Board of Governors | Media Advisory, 31 May 2018

March 2018

5 March 2018. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes March Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 28 February 2018

November 2017

23 November 2017. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes November Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 17 November 2017

September 2017

11 September 2017. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes September Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Media Advisory, 7 September 2017

June 2017

12 June 2017. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes June Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Director General Statement | Video: IAEA Board of Governors Opens | Media Advisory, 7 June 2017

March 2017

6 March 2017. IAEA Director General Reviews Global Nuclear Trends at Start of Board Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement

November 2016

17 November 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes September Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement

September 2016

19 September 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes September Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Full Story | Director General Statement

June 2016

6 June 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

March 2016

7 March 2016. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

November 2015

26 November 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

September 2015

7 September 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

June 2015

8 June 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano today delivered an introductory statement to the Agency's Board of Governors, including on the Syrian Arab Republic. Story | Director General Statement | Video: Press Conference

March 2015

2 March 2015. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. The first meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors for the year has commenced at the Agency's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The 35-nation Board will discuss various issues, including the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic. Director General Yukiya Amano opened the meeting with a statement. Full Story | Director General StatementPhoto Gallery: Board of Governors | Photo Gallery: Press Briefing | Media Advisory, 23 February 2015

September 2014

3 September 2014. Syria Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 15 September 2014. IAEA Board Report

March 2014

3 March 2014. IAEA Board of Governors Convenes. The IAEA Board of Governors meeting commenced at the Agency's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The 35-nation Board will discuss various issues, including including the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic. Director General Yukiya Amano opened the meeting with a statement. Full Story

September 2012

17 September 2012. IAEA Director General Reviews Priorities. At the opening of the 56th IAEA General Conference, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addressed the participants and reviewed the IAEA's activities and achievements of the previous twelve months. In his adress to the 56th IAEA General Conference, Director General Yukiya Amano provided an update on nuclear verification issues in Syria. Full Story

August 2012

30 August 2012. Syria Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 10 September 2012. IAEA Board Report, 30 August 2012 [pdf]

June 2012

8 June 2012. IAEA June Board of Governors Concludes Deliberations. The IAEA Board of Governors concluded its second meeting of the year after discussing a number of key issues at the Agency's headquarters. The Board discussed the implementation of the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety; application of safeguards in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of United Nations Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran; and Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic. Full Story

March 2012

5 March 2012. Board of Governors Opens March Deliberations. The IAEA Board of Governors started its meeting at the Agency's headquarters to discuss the IAEA's work on nuclear verification, safety, security and the peaceful use of nuclear technologies. Director General Yukiya Amano opened the meeting with a statement. He also briefed the media following the opening of the Board meeting. In his statement at the Press Conference he addressed some of the most pressing issues to the nuclear community. Full Story

June 2011

6 June 2011. Board of Governors Convenes. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano opened the Board of Governors meeting in Vienna, Austria by addressing IAEA activities related to a range of issues, including the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, nuclear applications and nuclear safeguards. He also circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Board. Full Story

3 June 2011. Syria Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency´s Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 6 June. Full Story

December 2010

2 December 2010. Director General Addresses December Board of Governors Meeting. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano opened today's meeting of the Board of Governors with a statement that covered a number of issues including technical cooperation, nuclear energy, nuclear verification and assurance of supply of nuclear fuel. Full Story

1 December 2010. Syria Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 2 December. IAEA Board Report, 23 November 2010 [pdf]

September 2010

13 September 2010. Board of Governors Opens September Deliberations. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano opened a busy Board of Governors meeting. During the opening, he reported on nuclear security, nuclear verification, safeguards, assurance of fuel supply and budget-related issues. Full Story

10 September 2010. Syria Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 13 September. IAEA Board Report, 6 September 2010 [pdf]

June 2010

7 June 2010. Board of Governors Begins June Deliberations. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano opened a busy Board of Governors meeting. In his opening address he touched on IAEA activities related to a range of nuclear issues including nuclear safety and security, technical cooperation, verification of nuclear non-proliferation as well as the Agency's programme and budget. Full Story

May 2010

31 May 2010. Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his latest report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The reports outline developments since the Director General's report of 18 February 2010. Full Story

February 2010

26 February 2010. Syria Safeguards Reports Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 1 March. IAEA Board Report, 18 February 2010 [pdf]

November 2009

16 November 2009. Latest IAEA Safeguards Reports Sent to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei has circulated his latest report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body, in advance of their meeting on 26 November. Full Story | IAEA Board Report, 16 November 2009 [pdf]

September 2009

4 September 2009. Safeguards Report on Syria Circulated. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 7 September. IAEA Board Report, 28 August 2009 [pdf]

June 2009

15 June 2009. Director General Reports to the Board on Nuclear Issues. During the opening of the Board of Governors, IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei reported on the successes of the Agency's Technical Cooperation programme, on nuclear power, nuclear applications, security and safety as well as non-proliferation. Full Story | IAEA Board Report, 5 June 2009 [pdf]

12 June 2009. Safeguards Report on Syria Circulated. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 15 June. IAEA Board Report, 5 June 2009 [pdf]

February 2009

28 February 2009. Safeguards Report on Syria Circulated. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his report on nuclear safeguards in Syria to the Agency's Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 2 March. IAEA Board Report, 19 February 2009 [pdf]

November 2008

27 November 2008. IAEA Board Opens November Deliberations. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei opened a busy Board of Governors meeting in Vienna, Austria, by addressing issues of technical cooperation, nuclear power, safety and security, and nuclear verification. Full Story | IAEA Board Report, 19 November 2008 [pdf]

19 November 2008. Latest Iran Safeguards Report Circulated to IAEA Board. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei circulated his latest reports on nuclear safeguards in Iran and Syria to the Agency´s Board of Governors, the 35-member policymaking body. The Board next convenes in Vienna on 27 November. Full Story | IAEA Board Report, 19 November 2008 [pdf]

April 2008

25 April 2008. Statement by IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei. The IAEA Secretariat was provided with information by the United States on 24 April claiming that the installation destroyed by Israel in Syria last September was a nuclear reactor. Press Release

October 2007

28 October 2007. Director General Interview with CNN. IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei spoke with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about nuclear activities in Syria. InterviewCNN

15 October 2007. Recent Media Reports Concerning Syria. Statement attributable to IAEA Spokesperson Melissa Fleming on recent media reports concerning Syria. Press Release

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