Sep 20, 2016

IAEA's Amano to seek rare third term as chief

Yukiya Amano, the head of the United Nations atomic watchdog, said Monday he will seek a third term in office beyond 2017, saying the agency needs “continuity” to face difficult times ahead. Amano said that the “huge challenges” facing the International Atomic Energy Agency ...

Apr 26, 2016

Japan to give another $2 million to help renovate IAEA labs

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has pledged an additional $2.2 million to support renovation of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s nuclear applications laboratories. Kishida made the pledge during a meeting in Tokyo with Yukiya Amano, director-general of the Vienna-based international nuclear watchdog. The eight laboratories ...

Abe, IAEA chief pledge enhanced cooperation on nuclear security

Mar 31, 2016

Abe, IAEA chief pledge enhanced cooperation on nuclear security

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency have agreed to enhance cooperation on various nuclear security issues including North Korea’s nuclear programs, Japanese officials said. Abe met with Yukiya Amano, director general of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on ...