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22 September 2014 | Director General Yukiya Amano opened the Scientific Forum, stating that to ensure that radioactive waste poses no risk to people or the environment, all countries using nuclear technologies have the responsibility to manage it safely.


1 October 2014

Seibersdorf Ceremonies Mark ReNuAL Groundbreaking and 50th Anniversary of Joint FAO/IAEA Division

ReNuALOn 29 September, the IAEA Nuclear Applications (NA) Laboratories in Seibersdorf saw a gathering of Ambassadors, Member State representatives and IAEA staff for the symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for the Renovation of the Nuclear Applications Laboratories (ReNuAL) project.

26 September 2014

Promoting Strong and Independent Regulation

snrregulators250914_100x66Senior nuclear regulators met on 25 September 2014 in Vienna, Austria, on the margins of the 58th IAEA General Conference to discuss issues central to creating more adaptive and robust nuclear regulation.

26 September 2014

Treaty Event Hosted at 58th IAEA General Conference

cppnm220914_100x66The yearly IAEA Treaty Event was organized during the 58th IAEA General Conference in order to promote universal adhrence to the most important multilateral treaties for which the IAEA Director General is the depositary, notably those relating to nuclear safety and security, as well as to civil liability for nuclear damage.

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29 September 2014

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Renovation of NA Laboratories and 50th Anniversary of Joint FAO/IAEA Division

ReNuAL ProjectIAEA Director General Yukiya Amano made the opening remarks at the symbolic groundbreaking for the renovation of the IAEA Nuclear Applications laboratories and to mark the 50th anniversary of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture.

23 September 2014

Radioactive Waste: Meeting the Challenge – Science and Technology for Safe and Sustainable Solutions

Scientific ForumStatement to the 2014 Scientific Forum during the 58th session of the IAEA General Conference by IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano.

22 September 2014

Statement to Fifty-Eighth Regular Session of IAEA General Conference 2014

GC58Statement to Fifty-Eighth Regular Session of IAEA General Conference 2014 by IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano.

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28 March 2011

BBC Interview: IAEA Director General Discusses Nuclear Emergency in Japan

Yukiya AmanoIAEA Director General Yukiya Amano discussed the on-going nuclear emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan with the BBC radio and television. The interviews can be accessed here:
» Video, BBC | Audio [.mp3]

27 March 2011

Director General on CNN – Latest Developments in Japan

Yukiya AmanoDirector General Yukiya Amano talks to CNN’s Jonathan Mann about the nuclear emergency and latest developments at the nuclear facilities in Japan.

4 February 2011

IAEA Director General on Cancer

Yukiya AmanoIAEA Director General Yukiya Amano talks about his first-hand experience of the cancer crises in the developing world and how the Agency helps raising awareness of the epidemic.

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Yukiya Amano, IAEA Director General