International Atomic Energy Agency Essay by The Research Group

International Atomic Energy Agency
Examines its origins in the 1950s and development, members, purpose, functions, organization, costs, crises, effectiveness, leadership and future.
# 14502 | 2,250 words | 10 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Jul 20, 2003 in Engineering (Nuclear) , Public Administration (General)


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In 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave a speech called "Atoms for Peace" before the United Nations General Assembly. The events leading up to the speech included the testing of an atomic bomb in England and the United States testing of a hydrogen bomb, both events in 1952.

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"HISTORY AND FUNCTIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

Early History
In 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave a speech called "Atoms for Peace" before the United Nations General Assembly. The events leading up to the speech included the testing of an atomic bomb in England and the United States testing of a hydrogen bomb, both events in 1952. President Eisenhower's speech called for "the governments principally involved" (naming the USA and Soviet Union) to make joint contributions from their stockpiles of normal uranium and fissionable materials to an international atomic energy agency set up under the UN. Part of that speech is included here ..."

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