Press Release: Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announces $1.1 million contribution to power IAEA labs 

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announces $1.1 million contribution to power IAEA labs  U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced today that the United States will contribute $1,163,090 to fund a new energy center at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear applications laboratories.  
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U.S. National Statement to the 62nd IAEA General Conference

Madam Director, thank you very much. I’d like to begin with a letter that I bring from the President of the United States. I send my greetings to the delegates of the 62nd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference. The United States strongly supports peaceful nuclear cooperation.  This includes American investments in IAEA programs, ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

Chair, The United States thanks the Director General for his latest report on the implementation of safeguards in Syria, and for the Secretariat’s continued professionalism in addressing Syria’s longstanding safeguards noncompliance in the face of persistent obstruction by the Assad regime and its patrons.
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Since this Board last convened, the international community has had reason for cautious optimism concerning the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK, as agreed to by Chairman Kim. The summit meetings between the United States and the DPRK, and the Republic of Korea and the DPRK, opened up new possibilities for a diplomatic resolution ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Implementation of State-level Safeguards Approaches for States under Integrated Safeguards

The United States welcomes the Director General’s clear and concise report on the Implementation of State-level Safeguards Approaches for States under Integrated Safeguards – Experience Gained and Lessons Learned (GOV/2018/20), as well as the Secretariat’s technical briefing for Member States last month on this same matter.  The Director General’s report fully responds to the request ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Verification and Monitoring in Iran

The United States welcomes the Director General’s August 30 report on verification and monitoring in Iran. We once again extend our appreciation to the Director General, the Deputy Director General for Safeguards, and their staff, for their continued professionalism and dedication in carrying out their responsibilities in Iran. The Director General’s thorough and professional reporting ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Strengthening the Agency’s Activities related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications

The United States thanks the Secretariat for its useful report on the IAEA’s activities related to nuclear science, technology, and applications in 2017. We look forward to the November 2018 Nuclear Science and Technology Ministerial Conference, an event that will allow the Agency to highlight the successes mentioned in the DG’s report and to identify ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Nuclear Security

The IAEA’s Division of Nuclear Security continues to provide critical assistance to Member States and plays a central role in coordinating international efforts to strengthen nuclear security worldwide. The 2018 Nuclear Security Report clearly demonstrates how much work one division can accomplish in assisting Member States to access the many benefits of peaceful uses of ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Measures to Strengthen International Cooperation in Nuclear, Radiation, Transport & Waste Safety

The United States takes this opportunity to thank the Director General and the Secretariat for the Agency’s accomplishments in the field of nuclear safety.  We endorse the Secretariat’s recommendation that the Board of Governors consider and take note of this report.
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Statement from the U.S. Mission on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The United States Mission to International Organizations in Vienna joins the United Nations, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and communities and organizations around the world in the commemoration of July 30 as World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights, ...
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Statement by Dr. Jim Green, U. S. Representative to the 61st Session of the  UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space on Agenda Item 6,  

 Statement by Dr. Jim Green, U. S. Representative to the 61st Session of the  UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space on Agenda Item 6,  “UNISPACE+50 National Statement”  June 20, 2018 Madame Chair and distinguished delegates, thank you for the opportunity to deliver our national statement on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Technical Cooperation Report for 2017

The United States commends the Secretariat for its comprehensive report on technical cooperation activities and achievements in 2017. The Technical Cooperation (TC) Program is an outstanding model for helping Member States achieve their development priorities.
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U.S. Statement at IAEA Program and Budget Committee Meeting: Agenda Item 4

We appreciate the efforts of the Secretariat to be responsive to concerns of Member States in presenting a draft budget update. At this time we would like to make some comments based on our general support for cost savings and efficiencies in support of the goal of zero nominal growth in international organization budgets.
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Syria

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-9, 2018   Agenda Item 5(c)   Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chair, The United States thanks the Director General for his update, and for his commitment to addressing ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: DPRK

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-9, 2018 Agenda Item 5 (b)   Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                              U.S. Statement as delivered by IAEA Counselor Keith Andertonn     Thank you, Madam Chair. As we recall the strong resolution on the DPRK adopted at the last General Conference, the ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-8, 2018   Agenda Item 4   Verification and Monitoring in Iran U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chair, The United States welcomes the Director General’s February 22 report on verification and monitoring in Iran, and we once again extend our appreciation ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 5-9, 2018 Agenda Item 3 Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications Nuclear Technology Review 2018 U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Good morning, Madam Chair, The United States remains committed to the peaceful uses and applications of nuclear ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Any Other Business

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 6: Any Other Business U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairperson, For the sake of efficiency, please let me address a number of issues under AOB in one consolidated statement. I apologize in advance for its length. First, ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Syria

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 4(c) Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairperson, The United States thanks the Director General for his update on Syria and for his steadfast commitment to addressing ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA: North Korea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 4 (b)   Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                              U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Thank you, Mr. Chairperson. The United States welcomes the resolution on the DPRK adopted at this year’s General Conference. ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017   Agenda Item 3   Verification and Monitoring in Iran   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairperson, The United States welcomes the Director General’s November 13 report that the IAEA continues to verify and monitor Iran’s implementation of all ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Technical Cooperation

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 23-24, 2017 Agenda Item 2 Technical Cooperation: Report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairperson, The United States would like to express its sincere sympathy and condolences to those affected by the recent earthquake ...
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U.S. Statement on IAEA Technical Cooperation

IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee Meeting November 20-22, 2017 Agenda Item 2 Technical Cooperation: The Agency’s Proposed Program for 2018-2019 U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. IAEA Counselor Keith Anderton   Mr. Chairman,   The United States commends the Department of Technical Cooperation, under Deputy Director General Yang’s leadership, for its work with Member ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee

IAEA Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee Meeting November 20-22, 2017 Agenda Item 3 Evaluation of Technical Cooperation Activities in 2017 U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. IAEA Counselor Keith Anderton   Mr. Chairman,   As have others, the United States thanks the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), under the leadership of Director Carsten Meyer, ...
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U.S. Statement on Corruption

7th Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption November 6-10, 2017 Vienna, Austria   Opening Remarks by James A. Walsh, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State   Edited as delivered, Tuesday, November 7, 2017   Madam President, distinguished delegates, and members of ...
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U.S. Statement on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century

International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century  Abu Dhabi, UAE 30 October–1 November 2017 October 31, 2017 Edward McGinnis  Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy United States Department of Energy U.S. National Statement As Prepared   Introduction On behalf of the United States Government, and in particular Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, ...
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Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis: Updates from Washington and Vienna

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2017   PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS TAKING ACTION ON DRUG ADDICTION AND THE OPIOID CRISIS   “The best way to prevent drug addiction and overdose is to prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place.  If they don’t start, they ...
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U.S. National Statement to the IAEA General Conference

International Atomic Energy Agency 61st IAEA General Conference 18-22 September 2017   U.S. National Statement U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry   Thank you, Ambassador Maria Zeneida Angara Collinson. Congratulations on your election as President of this Conference. I also want to thank Director General Amano for his outstanding service.  Since 2009, the IAEA has ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA General Conference on North Korea

International Atomic Energy Agency 61st IAEA General Conference 18-22 September 2017 US Remarks on the Adoption of the 2017 DPRK GC Resolution Nicole Shampaine, Chargé d’affaires U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna Madame President, The United States welcomes the unanimous adoption of this year’s general conference resolution on the implementation of safeguards in the ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Any Other Business

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017 Agenda Item 9:  Any Other Business U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairman, For the sake of efficiency, I would like to address a number of issues under AOB in one consolidated statement.  I apologize in advance for its length. ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on the 2018-2021 Nuclear Security Plan

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 4 (b) Nuclear Security Plan U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairman, First, let me tell you how pleased we were to hear from a number of Member States on Monday and Tuesday about how much they value ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Women in the Secretariat

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 8(b) (ii)   Women in the Secretariat   U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affairs a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr Chairman, We remain concerned about the underrepresentation of women in the Agency’s professional and higher categories. At the same time, we acknowledge and appreciate ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on the Application of IAEA Safeguards in the Middle East

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 8(a)   Application of IAEA Safeguards in the Middle East   U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States thanks the Director General for his clear and factual report on the “Application of IAEA ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Syria

  IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 7(b)   Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine   Mr. Chairman, The United States thanks the Director General for his report on the implementation of safeguards ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on North Korea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017 Agenda Item 7(b) Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                                         U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Thank you, Mr. Chairman.   The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the DPRK’s unlawful nuclear and ballistic ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 6   Verification and Monitoring in Iran U.S. Statement as Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairman, The United States once again extends its appreciation to the Director General, the Deputy Director General for Safeguards, and their staff for their excellent ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 5   Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications U.S. Statement as delivered by Counselor for IAEA Affairs Keith Anderton   Mr. Chairman, The Director General’s report on “Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications” describes ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors on Nuclear Security

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 4 (a) Nuclear Security U.S.  Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Mr. Chairman, The United States remains committed to working with the IAEA and its Member States to ensure that nuclear materials and facilities remain secure.  Together our ...
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U.S. Statement on the IAEA Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 11-15, 2017   Agenda Item 3c   Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources: Guidance on the Management of Disused Radioactive Sources   U.S. Statement as delivered by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Nicole Shampaine     Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is happy ...
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Readout of a Meeting between Ambassador Haley and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano

UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS Office of Press and Public Diplomacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, met with Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today in Vienna, Austria. Ambassador Haley is in Vienna to meet with IAEA ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA: Any Other Business

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017   Agenda Item 11:  Any Other Business   U.S. Statement As Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, first, the United States welcomes the progress achieved over the past year to strengthen the global nuclear security framework.  ...
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IAEA Board of Governors: Safeguards Implementation Report for 2016

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017   Agenda Item 7(b)   Safeguards Implementation Report for 2016   U.S. Statement as Delivered by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ike Reed     Thank you Mr. Chairman, The United States welcomes the Secretariat’s Safeguards Implementation Report for 2016 (SIR). We wish once again to thank ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: DPRK

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017 Agenda Item 7(c)   Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea                                                                              U.S. Statement – As Delivered by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ike Reed   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States condemns in the strongest terms the ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017 Agenda Item 6  Verification and Monitoring in Iran U.S. Statement Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   As Prepared   Mr. Chairman, The United States once again extends its appreciation to the Director General, the Deputy Director General for Safeguards, and their staff for their excellent work, ...
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IAEA Board of Governors: Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017   Agenda Item 5   Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources: Guidance on the Management of Disused Radioactive Sources   U.S. Statement as delivered by Ike Reed, Alternate Permanent Representative   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We strongly support the draft guidance on ...
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IAEA Board of Governors: Report of the Program and Budget Committee

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017 Agenda Item 4 Report of the Program and Budget Committee U.S. Statement as delivered by Ike Reed, Alternate Permanent Representative   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We appreciate the efforts of the Budget Working Group Co-chairs, the distinguished Ambassadors of Denmark and Brazil and of the Secretariat to ...
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IAEA Board of Governors: Technical Cooperation Report 2016

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting   June 12-16, 2017   Agenda Item 3 Technical Cooperation Report for 2016 U.S. Statement As Delivered by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Ike Reed   Thank you, Mr. Chairman, The United States thanks the Secretariat for its comprehensive and informative report on Technical Cooperation in 2016.  Regular and extrabudgetary ...
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IAEA Board of Governors: The Annual Report for 2016

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 12-16, 2017   Agenda Item 2   The Annual Report for 2016   U.S. Statement – As Delivered by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you very much Mr. Chairman, Mr. Chairman, Since this is the first time I am taking the floor today I hope you ...
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Panel Discussion on the IAEA’s Technical Cooperation Program

IAEA Technical Cooperation Conference Session 4 Panel Discussion June 1, 2017 Remarks by Andrew Schofer, Chargé d’affaires a.i., U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna Question:  In 1958, at the first IAEA General Conference, the USA made an important contribution to support fellowship training and the fielding of experts to developing countries–to the first ever ...
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U.S. Statement to the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice U.S. Statement Luis E. Arreaga Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Vienna, Austria May 22, 2017 Thank you very much. On behalf of my delegation, I would like to thank the Bureau, Executive Director Fedotov, and UNODC for organizing this 26th session ...
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U.S. Statement to the 2017 NPT Preparatory Committee: Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

Statement by the United States in Cluster 3: Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy   First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons   Statement by Andrew Schofer Charge d’Affaires a.i., U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna Vienna, May 9, ...
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U.S. Statement to the 2017 NPT Preparatory Committee: Regional Issues

Statement by the United States in Cluster 2: Regional Issues   First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons   Statement by Ambassador Robert A. Wood Vienna, May 8, 2017   Mr. Chairman, The United States reaffirms the critical role ...
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U.S. Statement to the 2017 NPT Preparatory Committee

Statement by the United States in General Debate First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons   As Delivered by Ambassador Robert A. Wood Permanent Representative of the United States to the Conference on Disarmament Vienna, May 2, 2017   ...
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U.S. Statement Intervention, 60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

Statement of Kara McDonald, United States Department of State   60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) United States Intervention after Agenda Item 8(b) Votes on ANPP and NPP Vienna, Austria; March 13, 2017 Thank you Madam Chair. I want to express the gratitude of my government for this show of solidarity and support ...
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U.S. Statement on Agenda Item 3, 60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

Statement of Andrew J. Schofer, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna   60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) Agenda Item 3 Vienna, Austria; March 13, 2017   As Delivered Madame Chair, The United States welcomes the Report of the Executive Director on the activities of UNODC in 2016, which ...
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60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

Statement of William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs   60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) Vienna, Austria; March 13, 2017   Thank you, Madam Chairwoman, members of the Commission, ladies and gentlemen.  And a special thank you as well to the Secretariat for your ...
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Any Other Business

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017   Agenda Item 9:  Any Other Business U.S. Statements as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer     Mr. Chairman, I am taking the floor to address several items under any other business. The United States welcomes the progress achieved over the past year to ...
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Appointment of the Director General

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017 Agenda Item 8 Appointment of the Director General U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Mr. Chairman. The United States is pleased to join the consensus decision of the Board in endorsing Yukiya Amano to serve as Director General for the term ...
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Establishment of the IAEA Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank for the Supply of LEU to Member States

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017  Agenda Item  6   Assurance of Supply — Establishment of the IAEA Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank for the Supply of LEU to Member States   U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you, Mr. Chairman The United States welcomes submission ...
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Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017 Agenda Item 5(b) Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States remains resolute in its condemnation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s constant stream of ...
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Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017 Agenda Item 5(c) Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you Chair, The United States thanks the Director General for his update and for his ongoing commitment to addressing Syria’s ...
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Verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017 Agenda Item 4   Verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran   U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you Mr. Chairman, The United States extends its appreciation to the Director General for his February 24th report on Iran’s ...
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Nuclear Technology Review 2017

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017 Agenda Item 3 Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications   Nuclear Technology Review 2017 U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you, Mr. Chairman, The United States remains a strong supporter of the application of peaceful ...
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Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017 Agenda Item 2b   Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources: Guidance on the Management of Disused Radioactive Sources   U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer   Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States fully supports and endorses ...
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IAEA Nuclear Safety Review 2017

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 06-10, 2017 Agenda Item 2(a) Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear, Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety: Nuclear Safety Review 2017 U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Andrew J. Schofer Thank you, Mr. Chairman, The United States takes this opportunity to thank the Director General and the ...
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U.S. Statement to the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

Statement by Margaret Kieffer, United States Representative, on Agenda Item 4, “General Exchange of Views,” Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 2017, Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: Fifty-fourth session (30 January to 10 February 2017) Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria, January 30, 2017 Thank you, Madame Chair.  The United States Delegation congratulates you on ...
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Remarks on the World Drug Problem

Remarks for the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) Special Segment on the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem, Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate, U.S. Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna,   Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria, November 30, 2016.   Thank you, Chair. Seven months ago, the international community gathered at ...
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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Safeguards Implementation at the State Level

U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Laura Kennedy Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Let me start by to thanking the Secretariat for its clear and comprehensive supplementary document GOV/2014/41 to last year’s report on safeguards implementation at the state level GOV/2013/38.  This supplementary document is the fruit of the Secretariat’s unstinting efforts to engage with ...
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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Nuclear Applications

Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Laura Kennedy Thank you, Mr. Chair, As a newcomer myself, I wanted to begin by extending a warm welcome and congratulations to DDG Aldo Malavasi.  We would like to voice our appreciation for the Secretariat’s work preparing the ...
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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Nuclear Security

U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Laura Kennedy Thank you, Mr. Chairman, The U.S. welcomes the publication of the IAEA Nuclear Security Report 2014.  We are pleased to see the progress achieved in strengthening the international nuclear security framework.  The continued improvement of individual State nuclear security systems strengthens our collective ability to prevent, ...
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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Nuclear Safety

Strengthening the Agency’s activities related to nuclear, radiation and transport safety and waste safety: Measures to Strengthen International Cooperation in Nuclear, Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety Progress in the Implementation of the IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Laura Kennedy Thank you, I would like to thank the ...
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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Financing Agency’s Activities

Report of the Working Group on Financing the Agency’s Activities  U.S. Statement as delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Laura Kennedy Thank you, Mr. Chairman, The U.S. welcomes the consensus report of the Working Group on Financing the Agency’s Activities that reflects the shared commitment of Member States to ensure that the Agency has the appropriate ...
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Briefing on Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Special Briefing by Senior Administration Officials Washington, DC MODERATOR: Great. Thank you, everyone, for joining. For those of you in Vienna, I know it’s a late night here, and welcome to everyone from Washington. Tonight’s conference call is on background. We have three people who will be speaking; all will be Senior Administration Officials. There will ...
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Secretary Kerry on Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks

As President Obama and our entire administration has made clear, we are committed to testing whether we can address one of the world’s most pressing priorities – ensuring that Iran does not obtain a nuclear weapon – through the diplomatic negotiations in which we and our international partners are currently engaged. This effort remains as ...
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Secretary Kerry Press Availability in Vienna

John Kerry Secretary of State Vienna, Austria SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everyone. I want to first thank the extraordinary team of diplomats and experts who have been on the ground here for weeks and who have been working tirelessly, actually, for many months in these negotiations. And I’m talking about both our American team as ...
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Secretary Kerry and German FM Steinmeier After Their Meeting

Remarks With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier After Their Meeting John Kerry, Secretary of State Palais Coburg Vienna, Austria FOREIGN MINISTER STEINMEIER: (In German.) SECRETARY KERRY: Frank, thank you very much. We discussed a number of difficult issues. The most important part of our conversation was focused on the issue of Iran, the question that will ...
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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: AOB

U.S. Statement as delivered by Deputy Permanent Representative Hushek Thank you Mr. Chairman, The United States deeply regrets that the issue of Israeli nuclear capabilities has once again been raised before the Board, as Israel has broken no agreements under the purview of the Agency and discussion of this issue only serves to distract attention ...
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Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Syria

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Israeli Nuclear Capabilities: Statement

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Explanation of Vote – As delivered Ambassador Glyn Davie Mr. President, For the reasons I cited before the vote, the United States is relieved and appreciative that the resolution just voted upon by the Conference was not adopted.  Underlying our reaction is our belief that rejection of the resolution has not created winners and losers, ...
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National Statement to IAEA General Conference

Dr. Steven Chu United States Secretary of Energy Vienna, Austria Thank you, Ambassador Enkhsaikhan.  Congratulations on your election as President of this Conference. I extend my thanks and appreciation to Director General Mr. Yukiya Amano for his exemplary leadership in his first year.  I especially welcome the Director General’s initiative to help fight cancer in ...
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Israeli Nuclear Capabilities

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, September 13-17, 2010 Agenda Item 8(b) Israeli Nuclear Capabilities U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Mr. Chairman, The United States continues to regret that this issue has been brought before the Board. Unlike other Member States whose programs are on this Board’s agenda, Israel has broken no agreements under the purview ...
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Iran

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Nuclear Security

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, September 13-17, 2010 Agenda Item 5 Nuclear Security – Measures to Protect Against Nuclear Terrorism U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Mr. Chairman, The United States welcomes the publication of the annual report for the IAEA’s Office of Nuclear Security, which highlights significant accomplishments of the prior year, and describes programmatic ...
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Nuclear Power

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, September 13-17, 2010 Agenda Item 6(a) Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications: Nuclear Power Applications, Status, and Prospects of Nuclear Power U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Mr. Chairman, The United States believes that the power of peaceful nuclear energy must be harnessed on behalf of ...
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Nuclear Science and Technology

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, September 13-17, 2010 September 14, 2010 Agenda Item 6(b) Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications: Nuclear Applications for Human Health, Food and Agriculture, Water Sources, and the Environment U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Mr. Chairman, Allow me to begin by reiterating the U.S. government’s strong ...
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North Korea

Board of Governors Meeting, September 13 – 17, 2010 Agenda Item Number 7(b) Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Mr. Chairman, The international community continues to face a threat from North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. North Korea continues to disregard its commitments under the ...
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IAEA Membership Applications

Statement IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, September 13-17, 2010 Agenda Item 2 Applications for Membership of the Agency U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davie Mr. Chairman I am pleased to join consensus in recommending that the General Conference accept the Kingdom of Swaziland as a new Member State of the Agency. I would like to encourage ...
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IAEA Program Performance Report

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IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, starting September 13, 2010 Agenda Item 4 Measures to strengthen international cooperation in nuclear, radiation, transport and waste safety U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Mr. Chairman, I am pleased to reaffirm the strong support of the United States for the IAEA and its safety mandate. We will continue to cooperate ...
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International Corruption Academy

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CTBTO Working Group B

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Olli Heinonen Resignation

Statement on the Resignation of Olli Heinonen By Ambassador Glyn Davies, Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna “It is with respect and admiration that I bid farewell to Olli Heinonen.  I have great respect for Olli, and the many years of excellent ...
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CTBT Preparatory Commission

U.S. Statement Madame Chair: My delegation is pleased to take the floor under your leadership of this meeting of the Preparatory Commission (PrepCom).  We assure you of our full cooperation and support as this body moves forward to complete the preparations necessary for the effective implementation of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). President Obama ...
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Transnational Organized Crime

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Israeli Nuclear Capabilities

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Nuclear Waste

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, June 7-11, 2010 Agenda Item 3 Draft Safety Requirements: Disposal of Radioactive Waste Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Mr. Chairman, The United States would like to take this opportunity to gratefully acknowledge the ...
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IAEA Technical Cooperation

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, June 7- 11, 2010 Agenda Item 4: Technical Cooperation Report for 2009 U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Mr. Chairman, My delegation thanks the Secretariat for its preparation of the 2009 Technical ...
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IAEA Safeguards Implementation Report

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, June 7-11, 2010 Agenda Item 6a: The Safeguards Implementation Report for 2009 (GOV/2010/25) U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Mr. Chairman, The United States welcomes the Secretariat’s safeguards findings and conclusions as ...
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North Korea

Board of Governors Meeting, June 7-11, 2010 Agenda Item Number 6c Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Mr. Chairman, The United States deplores North Korea’s repeated defiance of international ...
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IAEA Annual Report

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, June 7-11, 2010 Agenda Item 2 The Annual Report for 2009 Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Mr. Chairman, The United States welcomes the Annual Report of Agency activities in 2009.  The 2009 Annual ...
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Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Opening Statement United States of America 19th Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Delivered by Elizabeth Verville US Department of State/INL Head of Delegation Mr. Chairman, thank you for the floor, and it is a pleasure to see you leading our work today and during the coming week.  We have come to rely heavily ...
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IAEA Budget

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Crime Congress

12th United Nations Crime Congress Salvador, Brazil High Level Segment Remarks United States of America As Delivered by Elizabeth Verville, Special Representative for the Secretary of State Head of Delegation Mr. President, Distinguished Delegates, and other Distinguished Colleagues: Let me thank the Government of Brazil for being such a generous and gracious host, and for ...
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Ambassador Davies Speech

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NPT Roundtable: U.S. Statement

Roundtable Discussion “The NPT Review Conference as Viewed from Vienna” Susan F. Burk, Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation I am honored to speak to you today about the NPT Review Conference along with my colleagues Ambassadors Lacanlane, Yel’chenko and Nakane, all of whom have been working hard over the last several months ...
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NPT Roundtable: Japan Statement

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NPT Roundtable: Philippines Statement

Roundtable on the NPT, “The View from Vienna” H.E. Mrs. Linglingay F. Lacanlale Resident Representative of the Philippines to the IAEA Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, First of all, allow me to thank Ambassador Glyn Davies and the US Mission for organizing this roundtable and inviting me to speak on behalf of the Presidency-elect.  The Philippines ...
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NPT Roundtable: Ukraine Statement

Roundtable Discussion “The NPT Review Conference as Viewed from Vienna” Statement by H.E. Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko, Ukraine Distinguished colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, The year 2010 is a very important benchmark for the NPT review process. I would even qualify it as a definite watershed for the whole nuclear issue, bearing also in mind next month’s ...
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NPT Roundtable

Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and the Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency Roundtable discussion “The NPT Review Conference as Viewed from Vienna” organized by the Permanent Mission of the USA to the IAEA Tariq Rauf Head, Verification and Security Policy Coordination, Office of External Relations and Policy Coordination I am pleased to speak ...
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Drug Prevention and Drug Abuse

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Commission on Narcotic Drugs

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Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Board of Governors Meeting, March 1-5, 2010 Agenda Item Number 5 (b) U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Thank you very much Mr. Chairman, The international community ...
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IAEA Safeguards

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The Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions 1737, 1747, 1803, 1835 in the Islamic Republic of Iran (GOV/2010/10) Board of Governors Meeting March 1-5, 2010 Agenda Item 5 (c) U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United ...
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Nuclear Technology Review

Agenda Item 3: Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear Science, Technology, and Applications: Nuclear Technology Review – 2010 (GOV/2010/5) Board of Governors Meeting March 1-5, 2010 U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Mr. Chairman, I would ...
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Nuclear Safety

Agenda Item 2 (a, b, & c) Nuclear Safety Review for the Year 2009 GOV/2010/4 IAEA Board of Governors Meeting March 1-5, 2010 U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Mr. Chairman, As this is my first time taking ...
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CTBTO Working Group B Mr. Chairman, My delegation is pleased to take the floor under your leadership of Working Group B.  We assure you of our full cooperation and support as this body moves forward to complete the preparations necessary for the effective implementation of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). As is always the ...
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NPT Challenges and Opportunities

Reinforcing the NPT: Challenges and Opportunities February 16, 2010, Vienna International Center Panel Discussion: Preparations for the NPT Review Conference: Issues at Stake Remarks by Ambassador Glyn T. Davies Thank you Madam Chair.   I would also like to thank Ambassador Enkhshaikhan for his initiative in organizing today’s timely event.   It’s a valuable chance to get ...
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World Cancer Day

Ambassador Davies reiterated U.S. support for the IAEA’s Programme of Action for Cancer Therapies (PACT) during an event in the VIC Rotunda on World Cancer Day, February 4. Cancer claims more lives annually than TB, malaria and AIDS combined, and it is the third leading cause of death in the developing world.   Treatment and life-extending ...
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Corruption Day

Anti Corruption Day International Anticorruption Day December 9, 2009 Statement of Ambassador Glyn Davies United States Mission to International Organizations in Vienna (UNVIE) December 9 is International Anticorruption Day, a day when we honor the actions of brave individuals from governments, non-governmental organizations and the private sector who are involved in the struggle against corruption. ...
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Dual Use Goods and Technologies

2009 Plenary Meeting of the Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies The fifteenth Plenary meeting of the Wassenaar Arrangement1, chaired by Ambassador John Barrett of Canada, was held in Vienna on 2 and 3 December 2009. In 2009 efforts of the Arrangement continued to focus on the Arrangement’s ...
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Iran

Iran – Public Statement IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 26-27, 2009 Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement and relevant provisions of Security Council resolutions 1737 (2006), 1747 (2007), 1803 (2008), and 1835 (2008) in the Islamic Republic of Iran The IAEA Board of Governors adopted today its first resolution on Iran since February of 2006. ...
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Nuclear Power

Strengthening Agency Support to Member States Considering or Launching Nuclear Power Programmes (GOV/INF/2009/11) IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 26-27, 2009 Mr. Chairman,   Over the past several years, the United States has been a strong supporter of the Agency’s efforts to provide guidance to Member States newly considering nuclear power.  We have been heartened ...
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IAEA Technical Cooperation

Technical Cooperation: Report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 26-27, 2009 Mr. Chairman, I would like to reaffirm my government’s commitment in support of President Obama’s nuclear nonproliferation agenda, which involves pursuing multilateral diplomatic solutions to U.S. concerns and seeking global solutions to global challenges. The United States ...
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Nuclear Fuel Bank Proposal

Russian Federation LEU Reserve IAEA Board of Governors Meeting November 26-27, 2009 Request by the Russian Federation regarding its initiative to establish a reserve of LEU for the supply of LEU to the IAEA or its Member States Mr. Chairman, The Director General assembled an Expert Group on Multilateral Approaches to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle ...
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CTBT Preparatory Commission

CTBT Preparatory Commission November 16, 2009 U.S. Statement Mr. Chairman: My delegation is pleased to take the floor under your leadership of the Preparatory Commission (PrepCom).  We assure you of our full cooperation and support as this body moves forward to complete the preparations necessary for the effective implementation of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty ...
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American Nuclear Society

2009 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting Secretary Steven Chu Taping date: Monday, November 2, 2009 Event date: Monday, November 16, 2009 Thank you for the opportunity to address your 2009 Winter Meeting.  I’m sorry I can’t be with you in person today.  But I’m pleased to be represented by our Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy ...
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Corruption

Fighting Corruption: Eric H. Holder Remarks of Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. Opening Plenary VI Ministerial Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity Doha, Qatar Your Highness, Attorney General Al-Marri, Excellencies, Colleagues: It is a distinct honor for me to join you to inaugurate the Sixth Global Forum on Combating Corruption and Safeguarding ...
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Nuclear Fuel Assurances

Agenda Item 9 Any Other Business – Assurance of Fuel Supply IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 7-11, 2009 U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Madam Chairman, As Members of this Board well know, President Obama has ...
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Iran

U.S. Statement on Iran IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 7-11, 2009 Agenda Item 6 (d) Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement and relevant provisions of Security Council resolutions 1737 (2006), 1747 (2007), 1803 (2008), and 1835 (2008) in the Islamic Republic of Iran Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the ...
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North Korea

Agenda Item 6(c) Report by the Director General on Monitoring and Verification in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 7-11, 2009 Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency Madam Chairwoman, The international nonproliferation regime faces a critical challenge from North Korea’s ...
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Nuclear Security

Nuclear Security – Measures to Protect Against Nuclear Terrorism September 7-11, 2009 U.S. Statement Agenda Item 4 Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna Madame Chairwoman, It is with great pleasure that I join you here today to highlight matters ...
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Nuclear Safety

Agenda Item 3: Measures to strengthen international cooperation in nuclear, radiation, transport and waste safety IAEA Board of Governors Meeting September 7-11, 2009 U.S. Statement Ambassador Glyn Davies Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna. Madame Chairwoman, I am honored to address you ...
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IAEA Director General Election

Election of Director General Yukiya Amano July 3, 2009 Special Session of the IAEA Board of Governors U.S. Statement Delivered by Geoffrey Pyatt, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. The United States joins other members of this Board in warmly congratulating Ambassador Yukiya Amano of Japan on his appointment as the next IAEA Director General. With this appointment ...
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Final Statement

A World Without Nuclear Weapons: Transforming the President’s Vision in Prague to a New Spirit of Vienna IAEA Board of Governors Meeting June 15, 2009 Agenda Item 2 – The Annual Report for 2008 Final Statement to the IAEA Board Ambassador Gregory L. Schulte U.S. Permanent Representative to the IAEA Madam Chairwoman, We have before ...
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CTBT

Statement to the June 8-9, 2009 meeting of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Preparatory Commission (PrepCom) Ambassador Gregory L Schulte U.S. Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mr. Chairman, My delegation is pleased to take the floor under yourleadership of the Preparatory Commission (PrepCom).President Obama in Prague committed to pursue U.S.ratification of ...
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IAEA Budget

Introductory Remarks to the Program and Budget Committee April 27, 2009 U.S. Statement Ambassador Gregory L Schulte On April 5, in Prague, President Obama challenged all of us to seek a world without nuclear weapons. President Obama identified three areas of effort to put us on that trajectory: First, he committed the United States to ...
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Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

18th Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Opening Statement of the United States of America Delivered by Elizabeth Verville, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State Thank you, Mr. Chairman for the opportunity to provide remarks, and let me begin by congratulating you, and the other ...
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Address by President Obama in Prague

Excerpts: Address by President Barack Obama Sunday, April 5, 2009, Prague, Czech Republic First, the United States will take concrete steps toward a world without nuclear weapons. To put an end to Cold War thinking, we will reduce the role of nuclear weapons in our national security strategy and urge others to do the same. ...
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Narcotic Drugs

Statement by Ambassador David T. Johnson Assistant Secretary Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement We congratulate the United Nation’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs for recognizing the achievements the international community has made in combating drugs over the past ten years. The Political Declaration we have agreed upon today strongly reaffirms our commitment to integrated ...
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Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Opening Statement of the Government of the United States of America Before the 52nd UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs Delivered by Edward Jurith, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy, United States Thank you Mr. Chairman. It is my great honor to be with you here today, and to contribute to this important dialogue ...