IAEA Board of Governors Meeting

David recently attended the International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors meeting in Vienna Austria.


The Board of Governors is one of the two policy-making bodies of the IAEA, along with the annual General Conference of IAEA Member States.

The Board examines and makes recommendations to the General Conference on the … read more

NMMSS Training

The annual Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS) training is held every year to provide a unique forum to learn and share information and experiences related to tracking of nuclear material in the United States. This year NMMSS training was held in Las Vegas, Nevada in May. The week-long … read more

IAEA Symposium on International Safeguards

The IAEA holds a Symposium on International Safeguards every four years in order to engage the broader safeguards community in addressing challenges and seizing opportunities to strengthen the effectiveness of safeguards implementation. This year’s symposium took place in Vienna, Austria.

The 2018 symposium’s theme was ‘Building Future Safeguards Capabilities‘, and looked … read more

David H. Hanks

David H. Hanks

Among the award winners of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize given to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), David H. Hanks held an International Nuclear Safeguards Inspector post at the IAEA in Vienna, Austria, for several years. His many years of experience in international nuclear nonproliferation and expertise in the operation of nuclear power plants provides a unique insight into the world Carson Griffin inhabits. Now living in Georgia, David has published several technical documents related to nuclear safeguards and wrote The Disappearance, a novel based on his mother’s disappearance in 1972.