IAEA has Delivered Concrete Results in Nuclear Security: Director General at Nuclear Security Summit
The IAEA will continue to play the leading role as the global platform for strengthening nuclear security, and Member States should make increased use of its services, Director General Yukiya Amano said at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington today. “With 168 Member States, the IAEA has the global reach and the technical expertise to serve as an effective global nuclear security platform,” Mr Amano said. “Working closely with national experts and key international partners, the IAEA will continue to deliver tangible improvements in nuclear security.” Since 2010, the Agency has trained over 10,000 people in nuclear security, including police and border guards. It has given countries more than 3,000 instruments for detecting nuclear and other radioactive material and carried out around 60 advisory missions to help States improve their national nuclear security regimes. ….