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IAEA

This year, the International Atomic Energy Agency is celebrating the 60th anniversary of their establishment on July 29th, 1957. In these 60 years, the IAEA has won the Nobel Peace Prize, responded to the Chernobyl disaster, and has been fully approved by Pope Benedict XVI. Since the US President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced this committee, they have worked continuously to accomplish their three missions: promote peaceful uses, establish safeguards, and set standards for nuclear energy. The scope of possibilities at the IAEA encompasses finding treatment for the Zika virus to attempting to apply safeguards in North Korea.

The IAEA is an intermediate committee that contains a large number of member states.

Position Papers are mandatory, and must be turned in to the dais by 11:59PM on Nov 5, 2017. The dais’ e-mail address is IAEA@pacificmun.com. Late position papers will not be considered for an award unless an extension has been requested by the delegate and approved by the dais at least 24 hours in advance.

Further questions or inquiries can be directed to the dais at IAEA@pacificmun.com.

Topic 1: Managing radioactivity in food, drinking water, and commodities

Topic 2: Enhancing regulatory framework for nuclear security in developing nations

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Staff

Viktorina White

Director

Viktorina is thrilled to be returning to the IAEA for PACMUN 2017! She began MUN when she entered her sophomore year, having PACMUN 2015 be her first conference. At PACMUN 2016, Viktorina served as the Chair of the IAEA and at KINGMUN 2017, was the Chair of the CSW. Viktorina is a senior at Inglemoor High School where she plays violin in her school’s chamber orchestra, and is captain of the golf team. In her free time, you can find her skiing, reading, hiking, or travelling. Viktorina looks forward to everything that is to come at PACMUN this year!

ReneeWang

Chair

Renee is a senior at Redmond High School, and is absolutely thrilled to be the Chair of the IAEA at PACMUN 2017. She loves the Model UN community, and marvels at the passion and dedication that it holds towards discussing pertinent global issues. Aside from drinking an excessive amount of coffee, Renee also enjoys riding horses, being part of Relay for Life Redmond, editing the school newspaper, and volunteering in her community. She looks forward to meeting all the delegates at PACMUN!

Mirra Chinta

Assistant Director

Mirra Chinta is a current sophomore at TESLA STEM high school. This is Mirra’s sixth conference but this is Mirra’s first time staffing at PACMUN and she is the Assistant Director for IAEA. Mirra has been a part of Model United Nations since her freshman year and have grown to love it. Outside of MUN, Mirra dances and plays soccer. Mirra is eager to serve alongside the rest of the Dais to make PACMUN 2017 a unforgettable experience.