Statements

Sixtieth Regular Session of IAEA General Conference 2016 Vienna, Austria

Statement to Sixtieth Regular Session of IAEA General Conference 2016

Statement to the Sixtieth Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference 2016 by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano.

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Vienna, Austria

Introductory Statement to the Board of Governors

Introductory Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors by IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano.

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Vienna, Austria

Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on DPRK

Today’s nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), if confirmed, is its second this year and the fifth since 2006. This is in clear violation of numerous UN Security Council resolutions and in complete disregard of the repeated demands of the international community. It is a deeply troubling and regrettable act.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Statement to TICAD VI Spouses Programme: For the future of women and girls in Africa

I am very pleased to address this important seminar on Investing in Maternal and Child Health for Social Transformation in Africa. I have had the honour of attending meetings of the African First Ladies on a number of occasions, most recently in New York last September. It is a pleasure to see so many of you again.

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Wellington, New Zealand

Speech in New Zealand on Nuclear Technology’s Role in Sustainable Development

Nuclear science and technology have numerous peaceful applications which can help countries to reduce poverty and hunger, improve energy supplies, treat diseases such as cancer and respond to climate change – and much more. I summarise our very broad mandate as Atoms for Peace and Development.

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Canberra, Australia

John Gee Memorial Lecture on Atoms for Peace in the 21st Century

Many people are aware that a key role of the IAEA is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. We do this by verifying that all nuclear material and activities in a country are in peaceful purposes.

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Vienna, Austria

IAEA Director General Congratulates UNIDO on its 50th Anniversary

by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano

It is my pleasure to congratulate the United Nations Industrial Development Organization on completing 50 years of work to fight poverty and promote development.

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Bangkok, Thailand

The Role of Nuclear Technology and the IAEA Contribution to Health and Environmental Issues in Developing Countries

I am very pleased to address this International Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology. One of the key roles of the IAEA is to make nuclear science and technology available to developing countries to help them improve the prosperity, health and well-being of their people.

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Vienna, Austria

Statement to Mark the 25th Anniversary of the Brazilian - Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials

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.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Asuncion, Paraguay

Atoms for Peace and Development

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.

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