Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: major recommendations for IAEA to be presented at NPSIA, Carleton University

Media Advisory

July 5, 2012

The findings of a two-year research project on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be presented by author and nuclear governance expert Trevor Findlay at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs on July 10, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.

Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: Strengthening and Reform of the IAEA is a comprehensive study of the IAEA conducted by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Canadian Centre for Treaty Compliance (CCTC). The report by Professor Findlay, director of the CCTC and a senior fellow at CIGI, analyses all aspects of the Agency’s mandate and operations ― from major programs on safeguards, safety, security and the peaceful uses of nuclear energy to governance, management and finance. It makes multiple recommendations, both strategic and programmatic, for strengthening and reform of the Agency.

Members of the media are welcome to attend by registering in advance with [email protected].


“Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: Strengthening and Reform of the IAEA” presentation by CIGI Senior Fellow Trevor Findlay


Tuesday, July 10, 2012


12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University

5302 River Building

1125 Colonel by Drive

Ottawa, ON


Trevor Findlay is an expert in nuclear energy and security, global governance mechanisms, arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament. He holds the William and Jeanie Barton Chair in International Affairs at NPSIA, and is director of the CCTC. In addition to his role at CIGI, he also has a two-year joint fellowship with the International Security Program and the Project on Managing the Atom at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.


Kevin Dias, Communications Specialist, CIGI
Tel: 519.885.2444, ext. 7238, Cell: 519.497.9112, Email: [email protected]

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, nonpartisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI’s interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion, and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. For more information, please visit www.cigionline.org.


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