Organisations

MISSION

Accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy to peace, health and prosperity throughout the world.

 

SCOPE

The IAEA has 162 Member States (April 2014). Its mission is guided by the interests and needs of Member States, strategic plans and the vision embodied in the IAEA Statute. Three main pillars - or areas of work - underpin the IAEA's mission: Safety and Security; Science and Technology; and Safeguards and Verification.

 

TASKS

  • Serve as the global focal point for nuclear cooperation
  • Help its Members use nuclear science and technology productively and for exclusively peaceful purposes
  • Facilitate technology and knowledge transfer to its members in a sustainable manner, including by building capacity in energy planning and other areas
  • Promote high levels of nuclear safety
  • Verify that States comply with their non-proliferation commitments

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Enhances Members’ capacity to perform their own energy system analysis and chart out their energy future by building local energy planning capabilities
  • Transfers nuclear and related technologies for peaceful uses to countries throughout the world through its technical cooperation projects
  • Disburses more than US$70 million worth of equipment, services, and training per year in over 100 countries and territories
  • Publishes extensive guidance on nuclear power, other nuclear applications, safety and security
  • Oversees 11 multilateral conventions on nuclear safety, security and liability adopted under the Agency’s auspices
  • Establishes cooperative research programmes in areas of common interest to its Members, allowing an international sharing of experience and expertise
  • Verifies compliance in 180 States with safeguards agreements.

 

ORGANIZATION HEAD
Yukiya Amano
Director General

STAFF
2500 staff from 125 countries

CONTACT DETAILS
Vienna International Centre,
PO Box 100
A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43 1 26000
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www.iaea.org

 

MEMBER PROFILES

EnC
Energy Community

IAEA
International Atomic Energy Agency

IIASA
International Insitute for applied System Analyses

IPI
International Peace Institute

OFID
The OPEC Fund for International Developement

OPEC
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

OSCE
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

REEEP
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

SE4ALL
Sustainable Energy for All

UNIDO
United Nations Industrial Development Organization