Which International Organisation was set up as World’s Atoms for Peace Organisation in 1957?
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower had proposed the creation of an international body to control and promote the peaceful use of atomic energy in this speech. In 1954 the United States proposed to the United Nations General Assembly the creation of an international agency to take control of the fissile material being used to create nuclear reactors, establishing a kind of nuclear bank.
IAEA was established as an autonomous organization on 29 July 1957. IAEA has its headquarters in Vienna, Austria and two “Regional Safeguards Offices” are located in Toronto, Canada; and Tokyo, Japan.