Mohamed ElBaradei facts for kids
ElBaradei at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 25 January 2007
|Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency|
1 December 1997 – 30 November 2009
|Preceded by||Hans Blix|
|Succeeded by||Yukiya Amano|
Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei
17 June 1942
|Political party||Constitution Party|
|Alma mater||Cairo University
Graduate Institute of International Studies
New York University
|Profession||Scholar, Diplomat, Activist|
ElBaradei is best known as the former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (1997-2009). The IAEA is an inter-governmental organization related to the United Nations. It is based in Vienna and tries to bring about the peaceful use of nuclear energy. ElBaradei and the IAEA were both awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. They won the prize for their efforts in Iraq, finding that there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
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