Eklund, the IAEA’s second Director General from 1961-81, passes
away in Vienna.
IAEA Chief Hans Blix is appointed to head the United Nations Monitoring & Verification
Commission (UNMOVIC), the new monitoring
and inspection commission for Iraq.
- The 6th NPT
Review Conference adopts a final document, as countries pledge
to achieve total nuclear disarmament while reaffirming the Treaty’s
vital role in promoting global peace and security.
IAEA assists Georgian authorities with aerial surveys to locate and recover
dangerous abandoned radiation
- An IAEA conference in Buenos Aires finds that many more countries
face problems in
radiation sources used in medical, industrial, and other fields.