The IAEA Board of Governors held its first 2018 meeting between 5-8 March with the attendance of HAEA’s representative. The IAEA Board of Governors March 2018 meeting among others discussed the Nuclear Safety Review 2018 and the Nuclear Technology Review 2018. After the discussion, both documents were accepted by the Board. Other issues, such as the nuclear verification in Iran, the application of safeguards in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the implementation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty safeguards agreement in the Syrian Arab Republic were also discussed at the meeting.
On the margin of the Board of Governors, an International Women’s Day Event took place on 8 March, where panellists highlighted the importance of addressing unconscious bias against women.