Department of Energy

Deputy Secretary Brouillette Meets With International Atomic Energy Agency

February 14, 2019

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VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Yesterday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette visited Vienna, Austria for the first time as Deputy Secretary to meet with leaders of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). U.S. Ambassador to International Organizations in Vienna Jackie Wolcott also participated in the meetings.

Deputy Secretary Brouillette and Ambassador Wolcott held bilateral meetings with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, Deputy Director General for Management Mary Alice Hayward, Deputy Director General for Safeguards Massimo Aparo, and Deputy Director General for Nuclear Energy Mikhail Chudakov.

Their conversations covered nuclear nonproliferation, management practices, nuclear cooperation, and advances in civilian nuclear energy. Deputy Secretary Brouillette emphasized U.S. support for the IAEA as it carries out its critical work and thanked Ambassador Wolcott for her commitment as the U.S. representative to this important international organization.