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Our Mission

To provide the highest standard of legal services to the Director General, Secretariat, Policy Making Organs and Member States in the development and implementation of Agency activities.


Workshop for Diplomats

A Workshop for Diplomats on Nuclear Law will be organized on 15 June 2015 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.  The workshop aims to provide diplomats from Member States with a broad understanding of all aspects of nuclear law, and will include presentations on the key international legal instruments relating to nuclear safety, nuclear security, and safeguards, as well as civil liability for nuclear damage.  Participants will also be provided with an overview of the IAEA’s legislative assistance programme.  

Treaty Event

The IAEA's Treaty Event provides an opportunity to deposit instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, or to sign, featured treaties. The Event aims at promoting universal adherence to the most important multilateral treaties for which the Director General of the IAEA is depositary, notably those related to nuclear safety, security and liability for nuclear damage.  Read more »

Nuclear Law Institute

28 September - 9 October 2015 The Nuclear Law Institute was established by the IAEA in order to meet the increasing demand for legislative assistance by Member States.
Every year, the Institute offers intensive training for two weeks in Vienna for up to sixty lawyers  in all areas of nuclear law and in drafting corresponding national legislation. Read more »