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  • Drug Demand Reduction Conference in Vienna
    Drug Demand Reduction Conference in Vienna

    Vienna, Austria, December 9, 2015. This week in Vienna, Austria, the State Department's INL Bureau is leading a global meeting to discuss the important issues surrounding Substance Use Treatment and Prevention.  

  • Photo: Dean Calma/IAEA
    Total U.S. Contributions to IAEA’s ReNuAL Project Reach Approximately $5.5 Million

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz announced yesterday at the IAEA General Conference that the United States has contributed another $3 million to the IAEA’s project to renovate the Nuclear Applications Laboratories at Seibersdorf (ReNuAL).  

  • Ambassador Henry S. Ensher speaking during an event on Nuclear Security
    Insider Threat Summit

    The U.S. Department of State sponsored an Insider Threat Summit and Human Reliability Workshop in Vienna, Austria on September 7-11, 2015.Ambassador Henry S. Ensher, Charge D’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, provided opening remarks to over 63 participants from 20 nations, international organizations, and national laboratories.  

  • Anita Friedt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear and Strategic Policy, U.S. State Department, with CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo.
    United States Makes Voluntary Contribution in Support of CTBT Verification Regime

    The United States has made a voluntary contribution of US$ 3,000,000 to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) to enhance its analysis of global nuclear explosive test monitoring and support the verification regime. 

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    U.S. Ratifies 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM)

    Vienna, Austria, July 31, 2015 - The U.S. deposited its instrument of ratification for the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). 

  • U.S. Contributes $500,000 to Kenya National Cancer Program
    U.S. Contributes $500,000 to Kenya National Cancer Program

    The United States is allocating $500,000 in funding under the IAEA Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI) to support the establishment of the Kenya national cancer program. 

  • Dr. Wiseman. Photo: State Department
    Groundbreaking Space Telescope Turns 25

    To celebrate Hubble’s 25th anniversary, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, NASA’s Senior Project Scientist for the telescope, recently spoke about Hubble’s remarkable achievements and global impact at the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) in Vienna.  


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  • Trafficking in Persons Report
    Trafficking in Persons Report

    The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s commitment to global leadership on this key human rights and law enforcement issue. It represents an updated, global look at the nature and scope of trafficking in persons and the broad range of government actions to confront and eliminate it.