The United States at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, March 4 – 8, 2019

The IAEA Board of Governors meeting, March 4, 2019. (USUNVIE)
The IAEA Board of Governors meeting, March 4, 2019. (USUNVIE)

The United States at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, March 4 – 8, 2019

The IAEA Board of Governors is one of the two policy-making bodies of the IAEA, along with the annual General Conference of IAEA Member States.

The board examines and makes recommendations to the General Conference on the IAEA’s financial statements, programme and budget. It considers applications for membership, approves safeguards agreements and the publication of the IAEA’s safety standards, and – with the approval of the General Conference – it appoints the Director General of the IAEA.

The Board generally meets five times per year.

Statement under Agenda Item 2(a) & (b): Strengthening the Agency’s Activities Related to Nuclear, Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety: Nuclear Safety Review 2018 and Draft Safety Requirements: Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material 2018 Edition

Statement under Agenda Item 3: Nuclear Technology Review

Statement under Agenda Item 4: Verification and Monitoring in Iran

Statement under Agenda Item 5(c): Application of Safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Statement under Agenda Item 5(d): Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic

Statement under Agenda Item 7: Any Other Business

The next IAEA Board of Governors meeting takes place June 10 – 14, 2019.

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