Marshall Islands Signs its Second Country Programme Framework for 2022-2027

Anjanette K. Kattil, Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Hua Liu, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed Marshall Islands’ Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2022-2027 on 14 October. A CPF is the frame of reference for the medium-term planning of technical cooperation between a Member State and the IAEA and identifies priority areas where the transfer of nuclear technology and technical cooperation resources will be directed to support national development goals.

Marshall Islands has been an IAEA Member State since 1994. Its 2022-2027 CPF identifies four priority areas:

  1. Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security
  2. Food and Agriculture
  3. Health and Nutrition
  4. Water and Environment

The priority areas will be addressed through the national programme and complementarily, with the projects under the Sub Regional Approach to the Pacific Islands (SAPI) initiative.

Anjanette K. Kattil, Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, provided her signature on behalf of the Marshall Islands. The 2022-2027 CPF identifies four priority areas. (Photo: O. Yusuf/IAEA)

IAEA Deputy Director General Hua Liu was accompanied by Jane Gerardo-Abaya, Director of the TC Division for Asia and the Pacific, Gashaw Wolde and Javier Romero, Section Head and Programme Management Officer in the same division, respectively. (Photo: O. Yusuf/IAEA)

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