Statements

22 June 2016 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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20 June 2016 Paraguay

Peaceful Applications of Nuclear Technology: Current Situation and Future Perspectives

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.

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17 June 2016 Lima, Peru

Atoms for Peace in the 21st Century

I am very pleased to be back in Peru. It is almost exactly five years since my last visit, when I also had the honour of addressing this distinguished Diplomatic Academy. It has been a very eventful five years.

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13 June 2016 Vienna, Austria

Remarks at Reception for State Minister Kihara

I am very pleased to say a few words on the occasion of the visit of Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Seiji Kihara. This year, we will start our celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the IAEA. As we look back on our first six decades, the Agency can take pride in considerable achievements in all areas of its work.

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6 June 2016 Vienna, Austria

Introductory Statement to the Board of Governors

The Annual Report for 2015 serves as the Board’s report to the General Conference. It provides a thematic analysis of major Agency activities and highlights important developments during the year.

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1 June 2016 Riga, Latvia

Academic Centre of Natural Sciences University of Latvia

I am very pleased to be with you today at the Academic Centre of Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia, an important new house of learning.

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30 May 2016 Vienna, Austria

Africa Day Commemoration

I am very pleased to speak at this event marking Africa Day. In six and a half years as Director General, I have seen African countries make more and more use of nuclear applications for peaceful purposes, for the benefit of ordinary people. This is very encouraging.

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23 May 2016 Tunis, Tunisia

Speech at Conference on National Strategy for the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in Tunisia

by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano

I am very pleased to speak at this Conference on National Strategy for the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in Tunisia. It is four years since my last visit to your beautiful country and I am very pleased to be back.

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11 May 2016 University of Northwest, South Africa

Speech in South Africa on Atoms for Peace and Development in the 21st Century

Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very pleased to be with you today at the University of the Northwest.

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9 May 2016 Cape Town

Statement of IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano at the 14th Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association

Good morning, Madam Minister, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am very pleased to address the 14th Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association.

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Last update: 22 June 2016