International Atomic Energy Agency

ICAN media release: Government urged to act on nuclear treaty - September 2009

17 September 2009 ICANi media release following the tabling of the report of the Joint Standing Committe on Treaties, on Australia's nuclear treaties.

Parliamentary call for nuclear abolition welcomed

MAPW and ICANi - the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - have welcomed today's call by a federal parliamentary inquiry, for Australia to play a leading role in ridding the world of nuclear weapons through a global Nuclear Weapons Convention (NWC).

An Illusion of Protection: ACF & MAPW, 2006

This important report documents the unavoidable limitations of safeguards on nuclear materials, in particular in relation to export of uranium to China.

Parliamentary Inquiry into Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

(UPDATED 24 MARCH 2009) Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties has published 78 public submissions to its Inquiry into all the international nuclear treaties involving Australia.

MAPW Media Release: Doctors applaud withholding uranium from Russia

18 September 2008: MAPW welcomes the recommendations by Australian government's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties, that Australia does not proceed with uranium sales to Russia until far more stringent measures are in place to separate Russia's civilian and military nuclear facilities.

Uranium sales to Russia too risky, finds Government report

CANBERRA, 18 SEPTEMBER 2008: The Australian Government has received a Committee report recommending against ratifying a treaty which would have allowed uranium sales to Russia to proceed. 

International Atomic Energy Agency

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEAi) is the key body set up in 1957 to promote nuclear technologies.

The agency reports annually to the United Nations.

The IAEAi's mission includes three main areas of work:

Lax safeguards: Scientists drop a nuclear bombshell. 2008

LAX NUCLEAR SAFEGUARDS pose a key threat for Australia and the world, according to an opinion piece published in the Adelaide Advertiser on 22 April 2008; written by MAPW Vice-President Dr Bill Williams, with Professor Jim Falk.

Falling behind: international scrutiny of the peaceful atom - 2008

How well can the IAEAi safeguard existing civilian nuclear energy facilities against the threat of nuclear proliferation?

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