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17 October 2013 - 2013/26

IAEA to Host International Conference on Topical Issues in Nuclear Installation Safety

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will host an International Conference on Topical Issues in Nuclear Installation Safety: Defense in Depth - Advances and Challenges for Nuclear Installation Safety from 21 to 24 October 2013 at the IAEA's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

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27 September 2013 - 2013/25

Remarks by Deputy Director General Nackaerts After Talks With Iran

The following is a transcript of remarks to reporters today by Herman Nackaerts, Deputy Director General for Safeguards, following talks at the Iranian Permanent Mission in Vienna:

"We reviewed with Ambassador Najafi, the head of the new Iran negotiation team, what was discussed in the previous talks.

"We had constructive discussions on the different issues, and we agreed to meet again on the 28th of October, when we will start substantial discussions on the way forward to resolve all outstanding issues."

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20 September 2013 - 2013/24

IAEA to Inaugurate Nuclear Material Laboratory in Seibersdorf

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano will host a ceremony to inaugurate the IAEA's new Nuclear Material Laboratory at the Agency's Seibersdorf facility on Monday, 23 September 2013, at 14:30.

The laboratory is an essential component of the Agency's safeguards activities, as it analyses material sampled by safeguards inspectors from nuclear fuel cycle processes. The new building, which began construction in 2011, replaces an aging building which no longer meets the needs of the IAEA.

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17 September 2013 - 2013/23

IAEA and EC to Strengthen Cooperation in Nuclear Safety

The International Atomic Energy Agency and the European Commission will today sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Nuclear Safety, establishing a framework for cooperation to help improve nuclear safety.

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and European Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger will sign the Memorandum at 15:00 in the M02 foyer of the M-Building of the Vienna International Centre (VIC). There will be a photo opportunity for the signing, and both officials will offer short statements, but time constraints mean they will be unable to take questions.

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16 September 2013 - 2013/22

Myanmar to Sign Additional Protocol with IAEA

Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, U Wunna Maung Lwin, and IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano will sign an Additional Protocol to the safeguards agreement for that country on 17 September at the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

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10 September 2013 - 2013/21

Media Arrangements for 57th IAEA General Conference

Representatives from the 159 Member States of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will meet at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) on Monday, 16 September 2013, starting at 10:00 CET, for the five-day IAEA annual General Conference to discuss major topics on the Organization's agenda.

This year's Scientific Forum, to be held on 17 and 18 September 2013, is entitled The Blue Planet - Nuclear Applications for a Sustainable Marine Environment.

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2 September 2013 - 2013/20

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, 9-13 September 2013

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's Headquarters starting at 10:00 CET on Monday, 9 September 2013 in Boardroom C of the C-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC).

The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press.

Director General Yukiya Amano will open the meeting with an introductory statement. His statement will be released to journalists after delivery and posted on the IAEA website.

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29 July 2013 - 2013/19

Press Arrangements for IAEA Board of Governors, 31 July 2013

The IAEA Board of Governors will convene a meeting at the Agency's Headquarters starting at 15:00 CEST on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 in Boardroom A of the M-Building, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC). The session will discuss the Agency's Draft Programme and Budget 2014-2015. The Board of Governors meeting is closed to the press. There will be no introductory statement by the Director General, and no News Conference. Photo-Op: There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of the session.

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28 June 2013 - 2013/18

IAEA to Host International Conference on Nuclear Security

The International Atomic Energy Agency will host a major International Conference on Nuclear Security from 1 to 5 July 2013 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna. The Conference will provide a global forum for ministers, policymakers and senior officials to formulate views on future directions and priorities to strengthen nuclear security.

More than 1 200 participants have registered for the International Conference on Nuclear Security: Enhancing Global Efforts, including some 35 ministers, from about 110 countries and 20 international and regional organizations.

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27 June 2013 - 2013/17

Enhancing Global Nuclear Security Efforts

From 1 to 5 July 2013 some 30 Ministers and over 1 000 participants from more than 100 States are meeting at the Headquarters of the IAEA in Vienna, Austria, to discuss ways to strengthen nuclear security worldwide.

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