The International Atomic Energy Agency
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paragraph 74 in volume 1, chapter 5, Advisory Opinions

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President Eisen-hower first made the proposal to establish an International Atomic Energy Agency under the aegis of the United Nations in a statement on atoms for peace at the 470th plenary meeting of the General Assembly in December 1953. In resolution 810 A (IX), 4 December 1954, the General Assembly lent its encouragement to the idea, and suggested that once the agency was established, it should negotiate an appropriate form of ag…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The International Atomic Energy Agency”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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