U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

Thank you Madam Chair, The United States thanks Director General Amano for his update and for his continued commitment to ensuring that all outstanding questions regarding Syria’s ongoing safeguards noncompliance are fully addressed. We applaud the DG and Secretariat for their unwavering professionalism in implementing the Agency’s safeguards responsibilities in Syria, despite more than a ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Thank you, Madam Chair. Since the historic June summit in Singapore between President Trump and Chairman Kim, the United States has been ready to engage the DPRK in the necessary negotiations to achieve the goals set forth in Singapore, including the final, fully verified denuclearization of DPRK. We have approached the DPRK in seriousness and ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Verification and Monitoring in Iran

Madam Chair, The United States welcomes the Director General’s November 12th 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 Secretariat can continue to ...
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U.S. Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors: Report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee 2018

Madam Chair, I would like to extend my appreciation to the Friends of the Rapporteur for their work in preparing this year’s Report of the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee (TACC) for the Board’s approval. The United States appreciated the opportunity to serve as Rapporteur on behalf of the North America Group, and we would ...
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VCDNP Seminar Invitation – Non-Proliferation Lessons Learned with Dr. Christopher Ford

The Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) cordially invites you to attend a seminar by Dr. Christopher A. Ford, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of State, entitled “Non-Proliferation Lessons Learned,” followed by a discussion and Q&A. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, 19 September 2018, from 13:15to 14:45 in ...
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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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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 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 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 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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Latest North Korean Developments: U.S. Statements

Please find below statements on recent developments in North Korea by President Trump and senior U.S. Government Officials. Press Releases: Remarks at the UN Security Council Ministerial Meeting on D.P.R.K. 12/15/2017 11:27 AM EST Remarks Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State United Nations New York City December 15, 2017   SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good afternoon and ...
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Supporting the Safe, Secure, Peaceful and Sustainable Uses of Nuclear Energy

In 1953, then U.S. President Eisenhower, in his famous “Atoms for Peace” speech called for “fissionable material [to] be allocated to serve the peaceful pursuits of mankind.”  Since then, the United States has been a leader in international civil nuclear cooperation and in facilitating access to nuclear technologies to those who need it most.  On ...
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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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