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4 March 2014 | In his opening statement at the IAEA's 2014 International Women's Day celebration, Director General Yukiya Amano said that women "made a huge contribution to scientific research" although they have not always been given the recognition they deserved.

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9 April 2014

The IAEA and Atoms for Peace in the 21st Century

Yukiya AmanoStatement at the Oslo Military Society/Norewegian Institute for Defence Studies by IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano.


4 April 2014

Parties to Nuclear Safety Convention Complete Sixth Review Meeting

CNSThe 6th Review Meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) concluded in Vienna, agreeing to convene a Diplomatic Conference next year to consider a proposed amendment to the CNS text to address the design and construction of both existing and new nuclear power plants.


1 April 2014

IAEA Director General Amano Meets H.E. Mr. Shimon Peres, President of Israel

Yukiya Amano and Shimon PeresIAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with President Shimon Peres of Israel on 31 March 2014, during the President’s State Visit to Austria.


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LATEST STATEMENTS

9 April 2014

The IAEA and Atoms for Peace in the 21st Century

Yukiya AmanoStatement at the Oslo Military Society/Norewegian Institute for Defence Studies by IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano.


4 April 2014

Statement to Sixth Review Meeting of Contracting Parties to Convention on Nuclear Safety

CNSStatement to the Sixth Review Meeting of Contracting Parties to Convention on Nuclear Safety by IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano.


25 March 2014

Statement at Nuclear Security Summit

NSSStatement at the Nuclear Security Summit by IAEA Director General, Yukiya Amano.


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TRANSCRIPT OF INTERVIEWS

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