Director General Addresses UN General Assembly

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addressed today the sixty-fifth regular session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, USA.

In his speech, Mr. Amano reviewed the highlights of the IAEA´s work of the last twelve months and shared some thoughts with the audience on current nuclear issues.

In reviewing the progress made in bringing the benefits of peaceful nuclear technology to developing countries, and promoting and safeguarding the safe and secure use of nuclear power, the Director General touched on the areas of nuclear energy, nuclear applications, nuclear safety and security, technical cooperation and nuclear verification.