Statements

Vienna, Austria

Remarks at the Event Marking Entry Into Force of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

Good morning, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen.This is an important occasion. It has taken us nearly 11 years to get here, but the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material will finally enter into force on Sunday.

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Vienna, Austria

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano Holds Talks with Iranian Vice President Salehi

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano today met with Iranian Vice-President and Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi.

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Vienna, Austria

IAEA Director General's Statement Marking 30th Anniversary of Chernobyl Accident

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The accident at Chernobyl was the world’s most serious nuclear accident and a great human tragedy.

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Bucharest, Romania

Speech in Romania on Atoms for Peace in the 21st Century

Good morning, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am very pleased to be back in Romania and to address this distinguished institution.

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Minsk, Belarus

Opening Remarks at AtomExpo Belarus 2016

Good morning, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am very pleased to be back in Belarus and to speak at the opening of AtomExpo Belarus 2016.

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Vienna, Austria

Remarks at Inauguration of Access Road to IAEA Laboratories

Excellencies, Mr Mayor, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning. I am very pleased to welcome you all to Seibersdorf. We are here to inaugurate the new access road to the IAEA Seibersdorf Laboratories Campus.

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Vienna, Austria

International Conference on Effective Nuclear Regulatory Systems Sustaining Improvements Globally

Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am very pleased to welcome you all to this IAEA International Conference on Effective Nuclear Regulatory Systems.

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Vienna, Austria

Statement by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on Entry Into Force of CPPNM Amendment

This is an important day for efforts to strengthen nuclear security around the world. One hundred and two countries have now deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material.

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Kingston, Jamaica

Speech on Atoms for Peace in the 21st Century

Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen.

I am very pleased to be with you today at the University of the West Indies.

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Washington D.C., USA

IAEA Director General's Statement at Nuclear Security Summit

The first Nuclear Security Summit six years ago had a major impact on our work. In 2010, some countries still questioned whether the IAEA had a mandate to work on nuclear security.

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