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64th IAEA General Conference has concluded in Vienna

Source: IAEA

At the 64th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, held in Vienna from 21 to 25 September, Member States adopted resolutions that could strengthen the IAEA's activities in the field of nuclear science, technology, applications, nuclear safety, security and safeguards. Resolutions were also adopted requesting the IAEA to continue carrying out its functions during the COVID-19 pandemic in all domains of its mandate, and on strengthening the effectiveness and improving the efficiency of Agency safeguards.

The General Conference was held in both physical and virtual format this year with around 500 delegates registered to attend from 141 of the IAEA’s 171 Member States and from international organizations, non-governmental organizations and the media.

The Hungarian delegation was led by H.E. Ambassador Károly Dán, ‎Permanent Mission of Hungary to the OSCE, the UN and Other International Organisations in Vienna. In his speech, delivered on behalf of Hungary, Mr Dán mentioned the most important events related to the nuclear field that occurred in our country since the 63rd General Conference in 2019, and thanked the IAEA for its support in fighting the coronavirus in Hungary.

This year, the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority did not have the opportunity to hold bilateral meetings with representatives of other authorities due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation.

For the article on IAEA’s website, please click here.