The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has launched a new online interactive guide on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The interactive feature, which includes an historic timeline on defining moments in nuclear global governance, was launched to accompany the new CIGI report Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: Strengthening and Reform of the IAEA.

The interactive feature, the first produced by CIGI, contains commentary by CIGI Senior Fellow Trevor Findlay, author of Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog, in the areas of nuclear security, nuclear safety, nuclear safeguards and management. It can be accessed here: www.cigionline.org/interactive/iaea.

It also includes a timeline of events that have shaped how the IAEA and the international community have perceived and reacted to the pursuit of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons. In this section, there is expert commentary and analysis form leading international experts, including:

Author of Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: Strengthening and Reform of the IAEA:

  • Trevor Findlay – CIGI Senior Fellow, Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Director of the Canadian Centre for Treaty Compliance at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton   

As well as:

  • Matthew Bunn – Associate Professor, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Alistair Edgar – Executive Director, Academic Council on the United Nations System
  • Olli Heinonen – Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government  
  • Akira Igata – Doctoral Student in the Graduate School of Law, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, and Working Group Member, Independent Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident
  • John Jaworsky – Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
  • Ashok Kapur – Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo
  • Martin B. Malin – Executive Director of Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • James Manicom – Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Steven E. Miller – Director of International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Hossein Mousavian – Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • David Mutimer – Associate Professor and Director of Centre for International and Security Studies, York University
  • Thomas R. Pickering – Vice Chair of Hills & Company; Former United States Ambassador, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • David Welch – CIGI Chair in Global Security and Director, Balsillie School of International Affairs

To access this interactive feature, visit: www.cigionline.org/interactive/iaea. To read the report on which the interactive feature is based, visit: www.cigionline.org/iaea.

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