IAEA Promotes Female Involvement in the Workforce

A workplace without enough women is missing out on 50% of the finest minds on the planet. So to encourage more young women to pursue careers in the sciences later in life and become interested in the work of the Agency, the IAEA hosted Take Your Daughter to Work Day on 25 April 2013. Dozens of young women toured areas where the public does not normally have access - like the Safeguards Imagery and Nuclear Security Laboratories. Head of the Department of Management and the IAEA's only … [Read more...]

Monaco celebrates 20th Anniversary as UN Member with Ban

3 April 2013 – Ban Ki-moon today praised Monaco for its commitment to sustainable development and green growth during a first-of-its-kind visit for a Secretary-General, coinciding with the Principality’s 20th anniversary of membership in the United Nations. “You are helping to lead the world into a sustainable 21st century,” Mr. Ban said in a speech at the Museum of Oceanography, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. “Today from this magnificent setting, I issue a call to the world: I … [Read more...]

Women: Making a Difference in Nuclear Science in Africa

They are successful, intelligent and determined. And for many, Sarah Nafuna and Jane Mubanga Chinkusu are the role models and the source of inspiration for women pursuing a career in science. Sarah is a chemical engineer from Uganda and Jane is a chemist from Zambia. Both women serve as their countries' National Liaison Officers (NLOs) to the IAEA's Department of Technical Cooperation. An NLO is the primary contact between the Agency and a Member State on all issues related to the planning, … [Read more...]

Statement of Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary- General and UN Women Executive Director 2012

  Michelle Bachelet Statement at 2012 First Regular Session of UN Women Executive Board Statement of Michelle Bachelet Under-Secretary- General and UN Women Executive Director at First Regular Session of UN Women Executive Board 24 January 2012. President, Distinguished Delegates, Allow me to first wish all of you a Happy New Year. It will not surprise you to hear me say that my special hopes are for the women of this world! I hope that this year, no matter how … [Read more...]

WOMEN – Most Dangerous Day of Your Life

    Most Dangerous Day of Your Life IAEA's Nutrition Research Helps Save Children's Lives   A portrait of Women and Children displayed at the Art4Health Exhibition at the Vienna International Centre. (Photo: D. Calma/IAEA)   Story Resources 40 Most Important Weeks of Your Life, 26 May 2010 In Focus: Human Health and Nutrition IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation IAEA Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Section IAEA Division of Human Health International … [Read more...]

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